Daniel  Maruccia

Partner | Sacramento, San Diego

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More from Daniel  Maruccia


More from Daniel  Maruccia


Tel: 916.329.7433
Fax: 916.329.9050
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Daniel Maruccia is a Partner in Lozano Smith's Sacramento office and co-chair of the firm's Public Finance Practice area. 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."

Additional Experience

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, and 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.

On behalf of the California School Boards Association Education Legal Alliance Dan Maruccia prepared the amicus curiae brief in the matter of Traiman v. Alameda Unified School District before the Superior County of Alameda County, relating to the education parcel tax uniformity requirement.


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.

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Maruccia is a member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers, 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.

Episode 44 EIFD and Tax Increment - A Public Finance Practitioner Discussion of the Enhanced Infrastructure Financing District Financing Tool

By: Daniel MarucciaConstantine Baranoff-

Lozano Smith attorneys Dan Maruccia and Constantine Baranoff join host Sloan Simmons in an informative and detailed discussion of how Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts have evolved in California with attorneys who focus on public finance and who have formed EIFDs throughout the state. They also discuss available financing structures and explore projects (including freeway overlay and flood control) which EIFDs may be used to finance.

AB 48 Would Have A Big Impact on School Facilities - If Voters Approve (A Bonus Episode of the Lozano Smith podcast)

By: Daniel MarucciaHarold Freiman-

Host Devon Lincoln talks with attorneys Daniel Maruccia and Harold Freiman about what AB 48 could mean for school facilities funding if approved by the voters in March 2020.

Watts in Your Wallet - Financing Clean Energy Projects (Part 2)

By: Daniel Maruccia-

In Part 2 of our discussion on the complex topic of clean energy projects and how they are financed, Sloan Simmons talks with Devon Lincoln and Daniel Maruccia about the options for financing such projects and the overarching themes impacting this area of the law.

Watts in Your Wallet - Financing Clean Energy Projects (Part 1)

By: Daniel Maruccia-

In Part I of a discussion on the complex topic of clean energy projects and how they are financed, Sloan Simmons talks to Dan Maruccia and Devon Lincoln about the wide range of such projects, and the challenges public agencies face in determining how to finance them.