No matter what the challenge, we offer practical solutions to support our clients’ objectives.
We understand the complexities of infrastructure and are involved with landmark projects across the country—from bridges across the Ohio River, transit hubs in New York City and San Francisco, to multiple solid waste and wastewater and energy projects.
Our team serves as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel, disclosure counsel, consortium counsel and lenders’ counsel. We frequently represent clients in matters involving procurement, contracts, permitting, finance, energy, real estate, environmental and tax syndication.
Few firms have our proficiency in identifying and securing revenue streams that can be leveraged effectively for the useful life of the revenue-producing project.
We have close involvement in publicly owned and operated project financings throughout the United States and internationally, in-depth knowledge of capital market transactions and public-private partnerships (“PPPs”) as well as more traditional project finance methods.
Nixon Peabody now helps clients handle more complicated combinations of capital market debt and project finance debt, the use of convertible instruments and various forms of leasing transactions.
Law360 | March 01, 2022
New York partner and co-leader of the Energy and Infrastructure Projects team Ellen Friedman and Washington, DC associate Ben Reiter, both of the Project Finance & Public Finance group, contributed this article discussing the new Carbon Dioxide Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation (CIFIA) program included in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which is a first-of-its-kind program in the carbon capture and sequestration space.
Forbes | December 30, 2021
Los Angeles Project Finance & Public Finance partner Rudy Salo contributed this article on how the broadband infrastructure funding that’s included in the recently signed bi-partisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act will accelerate the future of mobility. Rudy also discusses the potential legal issues, including privacy and data security, that will need to be addressed before new transportation technologies such as driverless cars become mainstream.
Power Finance & Risk | September 30, 2021
This article, on the growing shift among solar project owners to buy out tax equity investors as projects pass their recapture periods, quotes Albany Project Finance & Public Finance senior counsel Rich Cogen, co-leader of the Energy & Infrastructure Projects team, on the anticipated surge of investor exits in the coming years.
Power Finance & Risk | July 30, 2021
This article covers the publication’s recent roundtable event, where major players in the project finance space discussed the state of industry in the first half of 2021. Energy & Infrastructure Projects team co-lead and New York City Project Finance & Public Finance partner Ellen Friedman is quoted extensively for her outlook on the Biden administration’s infrastructure plan, the renewable energy space, and the development of new tax credit structures around 45Q. Ellen also discussed expanded SEC oversight on ESG disclosures, and the increased role of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. on proposed, and sometimes closed, transactions as having a major impact on power and renewables project financing.
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.
P3 Bulletin | April 21, 2021
In article on President Biden’s infrastructure plan, the American Jobs Plan, New York City Project Finance & Public Finance partner Roddy Devlin is quoted extensively on the plan’s unique aspects, how it’s redefining the definition of infrastructure, and his outlook on public-private partnerships.
The Bond Buyer | April 13, 2021
In this podcast episode on President Biden’s American Jobs Plan, New York City Project Finance & Public Finance partner Roddy Devlin is featured as a guest to discuss his outlook, including how the plan is redefining the definition of infrastructure to encompass broadband and electric-vehicle charging stations, among other areas.
Inframation News | April 01, 2021
In this podcast episode on President Biden’s federal infrastructure investment proposal, the American Jobs Plan, New York City Project Finance & Public Finance partner Roddy Devlin is featured as a guest to discuss the plan’s unique aspects and how it could further incentivize public-private partnerships.
S&P Global | March 22, 2021
This article quotes Energy and Infrastructure Projects practice team co-leader and New York City partner Ellen Friedman on how major banking institutions are pursuing carbon capture investment structures while mitigating sectorial risks, and also how investors are seeking further guidance and clarity from the IRS.
Inframation News | March 03, 2021
This article on the American Society of Civil Engineers’ 2021 Report Card for America’s Infrastructure quotes New York City Project Finance & Public Finance partner Roddy Devlin for his optimistic outlook on U.S. infrastructure.
Forbes | February 08, 2021
Los Angeles Project Finance & Public Finance partner Rudy Salo contributed this article on how a continued dominance of the gas tax as the primary source for federal and state transportation funding—amid the rise of electric vehicles—raises questions for the future of U.S. infrastructure.
The Bond Buyer | January 29, 2021
This article features New York partner-elect Adam Gordon and Los Angeles partner-elect Jade Turner-Bond, both of the Project Finance & Public Finance group, highlighting their Feb. 1 promotions to partner, their practice work, and their community involvement. Managing partner and CEO Andrew Glincher is quoted on the firm’s diverse pipeline of talent and the resilience of this year’s partner class.
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.
The Washington Post | November 08, 2020
In this article on a forbearance agreement between the concessionaire of Maryland’s Purple Line transit project and the bank representing bondholders, New York City Project Finance & Public Finance partner Roddy Devlin provides third-party commentary on what the forbearance agreement means in practical terms.
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.
The Bond Buyer | October 19, 2020
This article features Rochester Project Finance & Public Finance partner Barry Carrigan for being named as one of The Bond Buyer’s “Rising Stars,” a top accolade in the public finance industry. The article also quotes Project Finance & Public Finance practice group leader and New York partner Ken Lind on Barry’s ground-breaking financing for clients such as BNY Mellon Capital Markets, LLC.
Real Estate Weekly | September 28, 2020
This article on the ground-breaking of Bishop Valero Residence, an affordable housing development for low-income seniors and formerly homeless adults, quotes New York Affordable Housing & Real Estate partner Joe Lynch for leading the team that advised Catholic Charities Progress of Peoples Development Corporation. The deal team also included Rochester Affordable Housing & Real Estate partner Darren Miller and associate Matt Carrigg.
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.
The Bond Buyer | October 16, 2019
This quarterly article on municipal bond counsel rankings lists Nixon Peabody for ranking in the top 10 bond counsel firms for the first three quarters.
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.
The Bond Buyer | June 12, 2019
This article mentions Nixon Peabody as bond counsel for the sale of $42.3 million in fixed-rate safe drinking water bonds.
The Bond Buyer | June 06, 2019
Nixon Peabody is mentioned in this story as bond counsel to Loudon County, Virginia’s sale of $170.37 million in GO public improvement bonds.
Energy Alert | 03.01.22
Environmental Law Alert | 01.10.22
Cybersecurity | 08.12.21
Project Finance Tax Credit Alert | 01.19.21
Renewable Energy Alert | 08.17.20
Public Finance Alert | 01.29.20
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