Luis Reiter, managing partner of our Miami office and chair of the firm’s Peru Country Desk, has extensive experience in all aspects of governmental and governmental/private finance, having served as bond counsel and represented underwriters and banks since 1980. Luis is recognized by Chambers USA as a leading individual for banking and public finance matters.

    His experience includes a wide variety of transactions, both new money and refinancing, including project finance, revenue obligations, general obligations and other tax-based financings, which have financed, among others, airports, seaports, roads and highways, water and sewer facilities, electric facilities, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, housing projects and economic development undertakings. Many of these financings have been structured as variable rate transactions and have involved different forms of credit enhancement.

    Luis is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the American College of Bond Counsel. He has been named in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2006 and is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been listed in The Legal 500 US for his project finance practice, named a Florida Super Lawyer in a survey distributed by Thomson Reuters (a distinction recognizing the top 5% of lawyers in the state), recognized by Chambers USA for his banking and finance practice, and listed as a member of Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite.

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    His experience includes a wide variety of transactions, both new money and refinancing, including project finance, revenue obligations, general obligations and other tax-based financings, which have financed, among others, airports, seaports, water and sewer facilities, electric facilities, healthcare facilities, sports facilities, housing projects and economic development undertakings. Many of these financings have been structured as variable rate transactions and have involved different forms of credit enhancement.

    Luis is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers and the American College of Bond Counsel. He has been named in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2006 and is rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been listed in Legal 500 US for his project finance practice, named a Florida Super Lawyer in a survey distributed by Thomson Reuters (a distinction recognizing the top 5 percent of lawyers in the state), recognized by Chambers USA for his banking and finance practice, and listed as a member of Florida Trend magazine’s Legal Elite.

    Education

    • University of Miami, J.D., 1980
    • University of Miami, B.A., 1977

    Admissions

    • Florida, 1980

    Languages

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Named The Best Lawyers in America 2019 Lawyer of the Year for Public Finance Law in Miami
    • Recognized in Chambers USA 2018 in: Florida - Banking & Finance: Public Finance in Band 1
    • Recognized in Chambers USA 2017 Edition for: Florida - Banking & Finance: Public Finance in Band 1 
    • Recommended in Chambers USA 2016 Edition for Banking & Finance: Public Finance in Florida 

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