ADDISON COVERT Attorney and Partner, Parker & Covert LLP
Addison Covert is an attorney and partner in the Northern
California office of Parker & Covert, LLP, located in
Sacramento. He represents public and private sector clients
in public finance, business, education, and construction
law. He has earned a reputation for assisting clients in
the mediation, or other resolution of complex disputes. A
majority of his clients are school districts; however, Mr. Covert
also represents community college districts and other public
agencies, along with a select number of private sector
clients. He works significantly in the areas of school
construction, land acquisition and finance, including programs
under state and federal law providing revenue for school
projects. He has provided legal assistance to FCMAT.
He has negotiated a variety of school funding agreements with
developers, on behalf of school district clients. Mr.
Covert has assisted in the establishment of numerous Mello-Roos
community facilities districts throughout the state, along with
school facility improvement districts and other specialized tax
generating entities. He has assisted in the contractor
selection and award process for school projects under traditional
bidding, design-build procedures and lease leaseback construction
procedures. Mr. Covert also serves as bond counsel and is a
member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers. In this
capacity, he has assisted school districts in numerous school
bond elections and school bond issues. He has also served
as bond counsel on various federal construction and finance
programs for schools including QZAB, CREB, QSCB, certificates of
participation and lease revenue bonds.
His wife Debbie Covert is a special education teacher at Davis
High School. They have lived in Davis since 1985 and their
daughter and son-in-law are both UC Davis graduates.