Pedro Miranda focuses his practice on public finance. He has served as bond counsel and underwriter’s/purchaser’s counsel on financings by governmental bodies in Arizona, Florida, Texas and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

He has broad experience representing issuers and underwriters/purchasers on both new money public financings and refundings. His experience includes financings secured by project revenues, special sales taxes, general obligation bonds and special assessment bonds. He has worked on financings for highways, electric power facilities, water and sewer facilities, healthcare facilities, airports and sports facilities and 501(c) (3) universities. His experience includes subordinate loans, fixed and variable rate transactions, tax exempt and taxable financings.

His clients have included the Arizona Department of Transportation, the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its agencies and numerous special districts in Florida.

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  • Represents the Arizona Department of Transportation on all of its financings, including, most recently, its US$376,785,000 Transportation Excise Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2014; US$377,500,000 Highway Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2015; US$203,050,000 Highway Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2016; US$90,410,000 Grant Anticipation Refunding Notes, Series 2016; and US$109,850,000 Transportation Excise Tax Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2016 Series.
  • Represented the state of Arizona on several issues of Certificates of Participation, secured by annual appropriations and essential state-owned collateral property, including, most recently, US$163,995,000 Refunding Certificates of Participation, Series 2015 and US$119,880,000 Certificates of Participation, Series 2016.

Education

  • University of Florida, J.D., 1999
  • University of Florida, B.A., with honors, 1996

Admissions

  • Arizona, 2012
  • Texas, 2011
  • Florida, 1999

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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