Pedro Hernandez

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Title: Partner

Firm: Squire Patton Boggs

Age: 39

Over 10 years’ work as legal counsel in the municipal bond world Pedro Hernández has developed a reputation for excellent work advising complex deals.

As an attorney for Squire Patton Boggs, Pedro has worked as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, and disclosure counsel. Primarily working on new issues, he has worked on new-money, refunding, general obligation, revenue obligations, and other tax-based financings.

The bonds have financed electric facilities, water and sewer plants, health care buildings, colleges and universities, seaports, and infrastructure improvements. He has advised issues in Puerto Rico and Florida.

In both 2012 and 2015, Daily Business Review awarded Dealmaker of the Year awards to Pedro. In the first six months of this year Hernández worked on more than $3 billion of transactions.

He earned a B.A. in finance and marketing from Florida International University and a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Since law school he has been at Squire Patton Boggs.

Hernández does pro bono work for the Legal Task Force of the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. He is a member of the board of directors for Voices for Children, which provides trained volunteers to represent abused or neglected children in court.

In his free time, Pedro also likes to fish, hunt and hike.

“A staple in the legal and local community, Pedro has a strong passion for helping and advocating for those – human or animal – who are suffering from abuse, misfortune, or displacement.” Andrea Rodeschini, media and communications manager at Squire Patton Boggs.

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