Antonio Santos, a founding member of the firm, is primarily engaged in the areas of project development and finance, real estate and secured commercial transactions, in which he represents real estate developers and lenders in connection with the development, sale, acquisition and finance of a variety of real estate development projects and all facets of real estate transactions. Mr. Santos’ lending practice involves the representation of borrowers and financial institutions in a wide variety of financing transactions, including acquisition financings, workouts, working capital financings and equipment financings. He is also experienced in corporate matters, including corporate mergers and acquisitions, commercial contracts and the formation of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and joint ventures. In addition, Antonio has broad experience in public finance matters, including municipal finance transactions and financing for housing and industrial development projects. He also acts as counsel on an ongoing basis to the independent directors of a local investment company and has experience on matters related to venture capital fund formation and offerings by local open-end and closed-end investment companies. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Santos worked as a staff attorney at the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission in Washington, DC.


  • Represented developers and lenders in the development, financing and construction of numerous hotels, mixed use resorts, residential condominiums and office buildings.
  • Served as general corporate counsel for several local hospitals which includes providing advice with respect to all aspects of their business, including the initial acquisition of the hospitals, debt and equity financing, shareholder agreements and the negotiation of agreements with other healthcare industry participants.
  • Represented local and national lenders and property owners in the origination, syndication and participation of credit facilities, mortgage loans and mezzanine loans.
  • Represented issuers, underwriters and other types of participants in a comprehensive variety of municipal finance transactions.