Brandon Arents is an associate in the Phoenix office and focuses his practice on public finance and infrastructure matters for state agencies, cities, counties, school districts and universities. Brandon has assisted as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in a variety of tax-exempt and taxable financings, including financings secured by project revenues, special sales taxes, municipal leases, certificates of participation and property taxes.

    Prior to joining the firm, Brandon completed a clerkship with Judge Patricia A. Orozco at the Arizona Court of Appeals in Phoenix.

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    • Representing Citigroup as underwriter’s counsel on the issuance of approximately US$152 million Palomar Health revenue refunding bonds and US$60 million Palomar Health certificates of participation.
    • Representing JP Morgan as underwriter’s counsel on the issuance of approximately US$475 million junior lien airport revenue refunding bonds.
    • Representing Citigroup as underwriter’s counsel on the issuance of approximately US$400 million senior lien airport revenue and revenue refunding bonds.
    • Representing the city of Phoenix as bond counsel on the issuance of approximately US$68.3 million general obligation refunding bonds.
    • Representing Pima County as bond counsel on the issuance of approximately US$69 million transportation excise tax revenue refunding bonds.
    • Representing Arizona Transportation Board as bond counsel on the issuance of approximately US$62.5 million grant anticipation notes.
    • Representing JP Morgan as underwriter’s counsel on the issuance of approximately US$375.7 million water system revenue refunding bonds.
    • Representing Morgan Stanley as underwriter’s counsel on the issuance of approximately US$225.3 million wastewater system revenue refunding bonds.
    • Representing the Arizona Board of Regents as bond counsel on the issuance of approximately US$44 million University of Arizona system revenue and revenue refunding bonds and approximately US$142.4 million system revenue bonds.
    • Representing Merrill Lynch as underwriter’s counsel on the issuance of approximately US$75.4 million city of Mesa utility systems revenue refunding bonds.

    Education

    • Arizona State University, J.D., cum laude, 2015
    • Macalester College, Bachelor of International Studies, German, 2010

    Admissions

    • Arizona

    Languages

    • English
    • German
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