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Jean DeLuca has served as bond counsel, issuer's counsel, underwriter's counsel, disclosure counsel and purchaser's counsel in numerous tax-exempt and taxable financing transactions. She has represented general obligation and revenue bond issuers, as well as hospitals, nursing homes, community providers, public and private colleges, private schools and cultural institutions. These financings have involved all types of financing structures, credit enhancements, security provisions and interest rate hedge options. Jean participated in major design/build and design/build/operate procurements for large transportation and water/wastewater projects, and has served as counsel to the Government of Puerto Rico, the Federal Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration in establishing their financing programs for national highway, mass transit and airport projects.


  • Public finance
  • Public project procurement



  • Disclosure Counsel to the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, the Massachusetts School Building Authority, and the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority.
  • Bond Counsel to the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
  • Bond Counsel to the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority and the Puerto Rico Ports Authority.
  • Bond Counsel on multiple financings through the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency and the former Massachusetts Health and Educational Facilities Authority.
  • Underwriters' Counsel on multiple general obligation, revenue bond and conduit financing transactions.
  • Purchaser’s Counsel on multiple general obligation and non-profit bond issuances.
  • Procurement Counsel to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority in connection with the procurement of a private operator for its commuter rail system.
  • Special Procurement Counsel to the Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority for the turnkey procurement of a new rapid transit system serving metropolitan San Juan.
  • Special Counsel to the Federal Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration for innovative financing programs.
  • Special Counsel to the Puerto Rico Infrastructure Financing Authority for the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority Initiative.
  • Special Counsel to the Government of Puerto Rico in connection with the privatization of the Island's Water and Sewer System.
  • Special Proposal Counsel for a $10 billion water and sewer privatization contract.

°Certain of the above representations were handled by Ms. DeLuca prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Public Finance Law, 2021-2023
  • Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2012-2022
  • Listed, Boston magazine, "Top Lawyers - Banking and Financial Services," 2022
  • Listed, Chambers Global, 2014-2016
    • Banking & Finance (Foreign Experts - USA), 2015
    • Corporate/Commercial, 2014
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association


  • J.D., Boston University School of Law
  • B.A., Brandeis University
  • Massachusetts