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Pedro H. Hernández

Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP

200 S. Biscayne Blvd.
Suite 3400
Miami, FL 33131
pedro.hernandez@squirepb.com Tel - 13057788258

Professional Affiliates

Regular Fellow, American College of Bond Counsel
Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
Member, Belen Alumni Lawyers Section
Member, The Florida Bar

Education

Suffolk University, J.D., summa cum laude, 2007
Florida International University, B.A., 2002

Biography

Pedro Hernández, a Public & Infrastructure Finance Partner, specializes in representing clients on public finance matters, serving as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, disclosure counsel and borrowers’ counsel in a variety of issues, for both new money and refinancing purposes, including general obligations, revenue obligations, special assessments and other tax-based financings.

Pedro works with some of the largest and most sophisticated bond issuers in Florida, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands and has worked on transactions that have financed, among others, infrastructure improvements, higher education and charter school educational facilities, economic, community and residential development, electric facilities, water and sewer facilities, healthcare facilities, airports and seaports.

Representative Experience

Served as bond, disclosure, underwriter’s, borrower’s and special counsel on
well over 100 financings, totaling over US$30 billion in the past five years.

Served as bond counsel to Miami-Dade County in connection with numerous
financings totalling over US$10 billion for purposes of financing and/or
refinancing water and sewer facilities, seaports and other capital projects.

Served as counsel to the dealer managers in connection with implementation
of Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico Title VI Oualifying
Modification and the Puerto Rico Sales Tax Financing Corporation Title III
Plan of Adjustment under the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and
Economic Stability Act (PROMESA), which were the first such Title VI and
Title III restructurings consummated under PROMESA.

Served as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel to approximately US$2
billion community development district financings in Florida.