Daniel Nunez

Daniel J. Nunez

Of Counsel
Washington, DC

Daniel is a member of the firm’s national Finance Department. He focuses his practice on public finance and real estate finance matters. He represents and advises lenders, issuers, underwriters, non-profit organizations, and trustees on the structuring, issuing, purchasing, and securitization related to tax-exempt and taxable financings for public projects, including multifamily housing, 501(c)3 transactions, education, healthcare, and water facilities throughout the country. Daniel has extensive experience in navigating and managing complex transactions, advising clients from the initial due diligence stages through the financing and closing, and eventual exit strategies.

Before joining Ballard Spahr, Daniel was a public finance associate at another District of Columbia law firm and in-house counsel at the District of Columbia Housing Finance Agency.


Representative Matters

  • Served as bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $29,900,000 of tax-exempt and $18,100,000 taxable bonds in connection with the new construction of 220 mixed rate housing units in the District of Columbia.
  • Served as bond counsel in connection with the issuance of $40,690,000 of tax-exempt bonds to refinance an existing new market tax credit structure and construct improvements on Two Rivers Public Charter School buildings.
  • Since 2020, has served as joint lender’s counsel to Freddie and numerous lending institutions in connection with the issuance of over $1 billion in tax-exempt notes to construct and rehabilitate affordable housing units.
  • Served as bond counsel in the connection with the issuance of $18,765,000 of tax-exempt and $91,230,000 of taxable bonds to refund as well as issue new money in connection with water system plants for the Fairfax County Water Authority.

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America, "Ones to Watch," Banking and Finance Law and Public Finance Law, 2024 (Washington, D.C.)

Board Memberships & Community Service

Vida Senior Centers, 2016-present



American University, Washington College of Law (J.D. 2012)

St. Lawrence University (B.A., Economics, 2007)


Fluent in Spanish


District of Columbia