Fernando represents issuers, underwriters, developers, borrowers and lenders in a broad range of projects financed by tax-exempt and taxable bonds.
Fernando’s experience includes private activity bond issuances, waste to energy projects (including the related feedstock supply agreements, offtake agreements and leases) and renewable energy projects. As a native Spanish speaker, he regularly uses his language skills to assist clients whose legal needs require Spanish fluency.
Before joining McGuireWoods, Fernando was a Judicial Intern for Judge Henry E. Hudson at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division and Chief Judge Roger L. Gregory at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Fernando is a graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law, where he was a member of the Order of the Coif, the Walter Scott McNeill Law Honor Society, the Client Counseling and Negotiation Board and the Alternate Dispute Resolution Board. During law school, Fernando served as a Manuscripts Editor for the Richmond Law Review and earned CALI Excellence for the Future Awards in Legislation & Regulation, Federal Income Taxation, Securities Regulation and Core Commercial Law Concepts.