Michael Cafiso: Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Michael Cafiso

Phoenix,  AZ  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Public Finance
  • Hospitality
Contact InfoTelephone: 602.445.8451
Fax: 602.445.8608
University Georgia State University, B.B.A., summa cum laude, 1978; Emory University, M.B.A., 1982
Law SchoolEmory University School of Law, J.D., 1982 Editor-in-Chief, Annual Survey of Bankruptcy Law, 1981-1982
Admitted1982, Texas; 1990, Arizona
Memberships American Bar Association; National Association of Bond Lawyers.

BornNew York, N.Y., May 3, 1956

Michael Cafiso has broad experience in various types of tax-exempt and taxable financings, including general obligation, sales tax, revenue, special assessment, certificate of participation, and municipal leasing issues and financings for water and sewer, industrial development health care, tax increment, housing and education projects.

Areas of Concentration

· Public finance

Professional & Community Involvement

· Member, American Bar Association

· Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers

Awards & Recognition

· Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2007-2014

· Selected, "Phoenix Public Finance Lawyer of the Year," Best Lawyers, 2011

· Rated, AV Preeminent® 5.0 out of 5

Professional Experience

Significant Representations

· Represented issuers (as both bond and general counsel), underwriters, and other types of participants in a comprehensive variety of municipal finance transactions.

Previous Employment

· Assistant Attorney General, State of Texas, 1982-1983

Publications & Presentations

Articles, Lectures & Publications

· Co-Author, "A Case For Public Finance Reform in Texas," 23 Houston Law Review 1113, October 1986


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Office Information

Michael Cafiso

2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 700
PhoenixAZ 85016


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