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Thomas H. Bach, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Municipal Finance, Corporate Finance. Member of Sullivan & Donovan, LLP.


Bach, Thomas Handford was born on December 25, 1928 in Vineland, New Jersey, United States. Son of Albert Ludwig and Edith May (Handford) Bach.


Rutgers University (Bachelor of Arts, 1950). Harvard University (Bachelor of Laws, 1956).


Associate firm Hawkins, Delafield & Wood, New York City, 1956—1961, Reed, Hoyt, Washburn & McCarthy, New York City, 1961—1962. Partner Bach & Condren, 1963—1971, Bach & McAuliffe, New York City, 1971—1979, Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, New York City, 1979—1988, Sullivan & Donovan, New York City, 1989—2000, of counsel, 2000—2002, Sullivan, Donovan & Gentile, New York City, 2002—2003, Gentile & Turpen, New York City, 2003—2005. Arbitrator National Association of Securities Dealers Reg., 2000—2007, Finance Institutions Regulatory Authority, since 2007.

Co-counsel New York State Senate Housing and Urban Development Committee, 1971. Fiscal consultant New York City Finance Administration, 1967-1970. Assistant counsel State Finance Committee, New York State Constitutional Convention of, 1967.

Delegate United States/Japan Bilateral Session, 1988, Moscow Conference on Law and Bilateral Economic Relations, 1990. Speaker Practicing Law Institute, Municipal Bond Workshop, New York, 1995-1997.


  • Bar: New York State bar 1957.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Co-author: A Guide to Certificates of Participation, 1991, the Handbook of Municipal Bonds, 1994.


Member of New York State Commission to Study Constitutional Tax Limitations, 1974-1975. Chairman subcommittee Public Securities Association. Director Citizens Union of New York Served with United States Army, 1951-1953.

Member American Bar assosiation, New York State Bar Association, Association of Bar of City of New York, New Jersey Bar assosiation, New York Municipal Analysts Group (chairman 1973-1974), Municipal Forum of New York, Tax Collectors and Treasurer Association of New Jersey, Market Technicians Association.


Albert Ludwig Bach

Edith May (Handford) Bach