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9 ranked lawyersBand 2USA - NationwideUSA 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Well known for acting on a large number of innovative PPP projects across the USA. Possesses substantial expertise across transportation, energy and social infrastructure sectors. Offers market-leading representation to sponsors, lenders and public sector clients. Further noted for PPP work in South America and other developing markets. Advises clients on both secondary trades in brownfield assets as well as greenfield project development matters. Possesses enviable expertise in the agency finance space and is frequently sought to assist with the most complex financing and development matters on behalf of export credit agencies, development finance institutions and multilateral agencies.

Strengths

Sources reveal: "They are extremely commercial and have a really good balance of partners and associates who bring relevant expertise on matters from across the firm."

Interviewees say: "They always try to find solutions as soon as possible."

Sources say: "They have a deep bench and offer rapid, comprehensive turnaround providing clients with a solid footing to navigate tricky outcomes. They are very good at working through difficult situations."

Another client reports: "They are very practical, knowledgeable and efficient."

Work highlights

Represented IFC, NADB, JICA and DFC on the $555 million financing to Infraestructura Energética Nova, for the construction, ownership and operation of five solar generation plants in Mexico.

Advised Carlyle Investment Management and VICO Infrastructure Company on all aspects of their bids for concessions to operate and upgrade a number of water and wastewater utility systems in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Notable practitioners

Andrea Wang Lucan is an up-and-coming attorney noted for her work in the acquisition and sale of project companies and renewable generation assets.
"She is a good advocate for her clients."  "Fantastic."

Daniel Sinaiko advises on the financing of solar projects through tax equity and other finance structures. He also assists clients with safe harbor facilities.
"Dan is very knowledgeable, very commercial and understands the entirety of the transaction, not just a particular issue in singularity." "He is a creative and business-oriented lawyer who is very focused on getting a good deal for his clients."

Jean Lee has considerable experience advising agency lenders, export credit agencies and other lenders on project financing and investment in the international market, including expertise in Latin America, Africa and Asia.
"She understands the risks and the structure of projects transactions and is able to communicate and propose solutions."

Jillian Ashley handles the financing of a range of PPP projects including university utilities. She represents both developers and lenders.
"She is commercial, knowledgeable and offers the valuable benefit of her in-house experience." "She is organized, measured and practical."

John Marciano has considerable strengths in tax equity and other project financing structures across the renewables space, with particular expertise in residential, commercial and utility-scale solar.
"There are three things that set John apart: he is incredibly commercial, remarkably creative and has an encyclopedic knowledge of renewables." "John is off-the-charts smart; like a scientist, he takes a creative, original approach to issues in a way others are incapable of."

Kent Rowey has a stellar reputation in the PPP market and is frequently sought after to handle the most complex of projects. He has particular knowledge of university-level power projects.
"One of the country's leading P3 lawyers." "He is a good negotiator who can find a solution everyone can work with."

Matthew Nesburn is notable for his expertise across the full range of renewables asset types. He counsels clients at all stages of a project including handling both financing and development aspects.
"He is super responsive, pragmatic and does a good job of blending business and legal considerations." "He focuses on getting deals closed."

Sami Mir works with agencies operating across the Americas in the most sophisticated of agency-backed financings for large energy and infrastructure projects.
"He is dedicated, available and knows the ins and outs of all the documents."

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Projects


Kent Rowey
Band 2

Projects: Agency Financing


Jean Lee
Band 1
Sami Mir
Band 1

Projects: PPP


Jillian Ashley
Up and Coming
Kent Rowey
Band 1

Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional


Andrea Wang Lucan
Up and Coming

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