We are proud to have acted as counsel on some of the most notable and innovative transportation infrastructure transactions in the country.
Some of these projects include the 23-mile Washington, DC, Metrorail extension, the first public-private partnership toll road, the first HOT lanes project, the first transportation Private Activity Bonds and the first refinancing under SAFETEA-LU.
We know how to create and combine secure revenue streams that can be leveraged effectively for the useful life of the revenue-producing project. Our multidisciplinary team gets the deal done—efficiently and effectively.
Familiarity with our clients’ industries means we understand the unique issues and concerns of each of the parties involved and how decisions along the way can have a unique impact upon each of them. We navigate all the individual perspectives, approvals, needs and requirements to reach agreement on all issues and complete the transaction.
Forbes | June 30, 2021
Los Angeles Project Finance & Public Finance partner Rudy Salo contributed this column on four transportation-related pivots during the pandemic that should be permanently adopted, in part for their benefits to the environment, as well as for repurposing our time and priorities.
Crain’s Chicago | January 25, 2021
This article on a project to expand Chicago O’Hare International Airport’s cargo space mentions Chicago Corporate partner Chuck Bernardini for representing the developer, Aeroterm. Chuck is also quoted for his outlook on this project as the first major project at the airport to be led by a Black-owned construction firm.
Forbes | October 27, 2020
This contributed article by Los Angeles Project Finance & Public Finance partner Rudy Salo discusses how the results of national and statewide elections could have major impacts on the future of ride-sharing and infrastructure.
Forbes | October 14, 2020
Los Angeles Project Finance and Public Finance partner Rudy Salo contributed this article that examines the pandemic’s impact on transportation, as well as the resulting conversation about the future of mobility and its environmental impact.
The Bond Buyer | September 11, 2020
In this article on the state of the municipal bond market, the firm is mentioned for serving as bond counsel to the MTA in its $900 million sale of Series 2020D transportation revenue climate bond certified green bonds in three offerings of $300 million each.
Forbes | March 31, 2020
The latest contributed column from Los Angeles Project Finance and Public Finance partner Rudy Salo looks at how the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic could alter the infrastructure and transportation landscapes.
Bond Buyer | September 03, 2019
This roundup of municipal market news mentions Nixon Peabody for serving as bond counsel to the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority in its sale of $1 billion of Series 2019D-1 transportation revenue bond anticipation notes.
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