James Hernandez

JAMES A. HERNANDEZ, Partner, Houston and Dallas Offices. James practices in the public law area and also has experience in corporate and securities and real estate law. His focus in the public law area primarily has been serving as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriters’ counsel on a variety of public finance transactions for cities, counties and special authorities throughout Texas.� James has extensive experience in the area of transportation development and financing, including representation advising the Harris County Toll Road Authority on project development and financing matters, as well as operations, contracting and legislative matters. James has also worked in various capacities on transactions for several other transportation issuers, including the North East Texas Regional Mobility Authority, Houston METRO, the Houston Airport System, the San Antonio Airport System, the Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority and the North Texas Tollway Authority. He has also been involved in a number of public/private development projects, including the development and financing of sports and convention facilities, among others. He earned his J.D. in 1995 from Columbia University and his B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin in 1991.