New York, NY. Nixon Peabody’s nationally ranked Infrastructure Finance practice is expanding in New York City with the arrival of Roderick N. Devlin as partner.
Roddy focuses his practice on public-private partnerships (P3s) and project finance transactions, specifically on the financing, structuring, construction, operation, maintenance and acquisition of infrastructure assets. His portfolio of clients includes lenders, project sponsors, institutional investors, government municipalities and construction companies in a wide spectrum of sectors, both domestically and abroad.
“The U.S. P3 sector has been developing steadily over the years and, given the nation’s pressing infrastructure needs, it’s in a position to take off,” said Ken Lind, leader of Nixon Peabody’s Infrastructure Finance practice. “Roddy’s skill set and experience boosts our ability to assist clients in implementing a wide variety of financing solutions and navigating the changing regulatory and financial landscape.”
Most notably, Roddy advised the bond issuer in connection with the multi-source financing of New York’s LaGuardia Airport’s Terminal B P3 project, the largest bond issuance to date for a U.S. P3 project. Beyond New York, Roddy’s P3 and project finance practice spans the entire country, including Miami, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Los Angeles, among others. He has advised on projects including the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport P3 program, the Westchester Airport P3 project in New York, the Los Angeles International Airport Automate People Mover, the Interstate 66 (Outside the Beltway) in Virginia and the I-70 East in Colorado.
“Roddy is well known as an innovator in the P3 industry,” said Joe Lynch, managing partner of the New York City office. “We are excited to welcome Roddy to our office and look forward to introducing Roddy to our clients.”
A thought leader on the P3 sector, Roddy has published numerous articles and speaks at industry events. Both Chambers USA and Chambers Global have recognized Roddy as a leading U.S. P3 lawyer. Roddy earned an LL.B. from the University of Aberdeen and an LL.M. from the University of Pennsylvania.
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