Daniel Maruccia is a Partner in Lozano Smith's Sacramento office. His areas of expertise are public finance, facilities and business and local government. Mr. Maruccia advises clients on a variety of transactional matters affecting school districts including facilities funding, public contracts, and other business transactions. He is nationally recognized as municipal bond counsel in the Bond Buyers' Municipal Marketplace Guide, commonly referred to as "The Red Book."
Previously, Mr. Maruccia was deputy legislative counsel for the State of California, Office of Legislative Counsel. During his tenure, he provided legal services to members of the California Legislature. He regularly appeared as counsel for the Assembly and Senate Committees on Education. Mr. Maruccia drafted and analyzed legislative measures concerning public education, prepared in-depth legal opinions on a variety of constitutional and statutory educational law matters, with specific emphasis on issues regarding public education governance, administration, and students.
His articles include "Deadbeat Developers and Cruel Covenants: Collecting on Delinquent Mello-Roos Taxes" published in the Daily Journal, June 2010 and "From Sacramento With Love: Impending Bond Legislation" published in the Small School Districts' Association Newsletter, January/February 2013.
Mr. Maruccia is a member of the State Bar of California and has served on the Board of Directors of the Public Law Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association.
He received his J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law and a B.A. from the University of San Diego.