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Counseling public and private entities across a myriad of industry sectors

  • Transportation Infrastructure: airports; highways, toll facilities, bridges, and tunnels; intermodal facilities; intelligent transportation systems (“ITS”); rail and people mover system projects; seaports; transit systems
  • Social Infrastructure: courthouses; educational facilities, university housing and campus facilities; federal buildings, facilities, and grounds; housing; hospitals; military facilities; municipal facilities; parking facilities; prisons; public safety centers; smart cities; sports stadiums; theaters and museums; distressed assets
  • Private Industry Infrastructure: commercial; hospitality; mixed-use facilities; multi-family residential; senior living communities
  • Power, Telecommunications, and Utility Infrastructure: electric grid and dams; energy systems, networks, and facilities; fiber optic networks and telecommunications; fuel and compressed natural gas projects; pipelines; recycling facilities; resource recovery facilities; waterways; water systems and drainage; waste water systems

Recognized industry leaders in the Infrastructure field 

Through a full slate of successful and ongoing projects, the Infrastructure Team has effectively navigated the evolution of P3s and pioneered beneficial outcomes for its clients. Members of our team are among the few attorneys in the U.S. market with experience in the transactional, finance, federal policy, and regulatory elements of P3s. They are also among the few attorneys in the U.S. market who have experience representing all three facets of a deal table—owner,  developer/concessionaire, and lender. Our team includes recognized leaders in P3s and infrastructure, including:

  • A former Chief Counsel of the Federal Highway Administration and member of the USDOT Credit Council who advised senior officials on various first-of-their-kind highway mega projects and projects ranging from $100 million to $5 billion, and led various P3s and congestion relief initiatives, including creation of what is now the Build America Bureau and streamlining of TIFIA procedures  
  • Former Chairman and member of the Florida Transportation Commission, overseeing FDOT’s annual $5+ billion infrastructure budget
  • Former Chairman of the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, overseeing the $500+ million Western Beltway Project and $330 million Southern Connector Project, while instituting electronic tolls lanes
  • Former Chairman and member of the University of Florida’s Board of Trustees during a period of meteoric growth and development
  • Director of the Infrastructure & P3 Team for the 2016 Presidential Transition, leading a team of 35 industry experts in developing a plan to create and finance a $1 trillion transportation and infrastructure development plan
  • General Counsel to the Jacksonville Transportation Authority 
  • Member of the General Counsel team at the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority 
  • Authors of FAA-funded industry treatises for the Transportation Research Board’s Airports Cooperative Research Project 
  • Multidisciplinary team comprised of experts in P3s, public finance, project finance, government contracting/procurement, construction, environmental, energy, real estate/eminent domain, and government affairs
  • Large-scale and unique project experience, including airports, rail, ports, highway systems, social infrastructure, multi-family, and venue projects, including sports stadiums
  • Industry thought-leaders, frequently called upon for speaking engagements, writing industry literature, and expert testimony
  • Process and result-oriented approaches to project delivery with the ability to provide all legal services in-house
  • National platform with a network of offices, lawyers, and projects in many states

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