Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

New York


University of Virginia, J.D., 1971

Columbia University, M.B.A., 1968

Dartmouth College, A.B., 1966


Gundars Aperans is involved in the firm's public finance practice primarily serving as bond counsel to North Carolina units of local government. His transactions have included general obligation bonds, revenue bonds, special obligation bonds, installment financing agreements and certificates of participation.

Gundars became of counsel to the firm in November 1996, after working in public finance at Brown & Wood LLP in New York, where he primarily represented North Carolina counties, municipalities, districts and authorities as bond counsel in over 800 financings. He also worked as bond counsel and underwriters' counsel in a number of other states, including Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Texas, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

Gundars is fluent in Latvian. He is admitted only in New York.

Honors & Awards




Professional Affiliations

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • New York State Bar Association, Municipal Law Section

Community Affiliations

  • Latvian Cultural Association TILTS Inc., Board of Directors, Vice Chairman and Counsel, 1988-present
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