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What the team is known for

Best known as one of the leading PPP teams in the country. Offers superb representation to numerous public bodies as well as private sponsors and lenders. Highly capable across all major infrastructure areas including roads, ports, airports and general transit, as well as social infrastructure projects. Also provides clients with strong knowledge of the renewables and tax equity space, with particular strength in Latin America. Notable expertise in government subsidies and incentive programmes for renewables projects.

Notable practitioners

Barry Machlin represents a strong choice for banks looking to invest in energy infrastructure. He is equally adept at handling both domestic and international matters.

Christopher Erckert has extensive experience advising on project financing matters across Latin America. Clients indicate that "he is very good at keeping us informed of any issues that arise. He's very dedicated to his clients and a very thoughtful adviser."

One source says of David Narefsky : "He's a veteran in the field; people respect his input on critical issues." He has depth and breadth of experience in the transportation sector, where he handles PPP matters for a strong roster of clients on both the developer and investor side.

One source says Eric Pogue is "extremely practical and a problem solver," while another notes: "He's a good negotiator who takes a targeted and reasonable approach to effectively reach a compromise." He expertly represents renewables sector clients on the development, financing, acquisition and sale of single projects or portfolios.

Jeffrey Davis has a robust renewables sector practice, where he frequently represents sponsors in tax equity and other forms of structured finance. One source says: "He's very thorough and very knowledgeable on all aspects of tax."

One source says Joseph Seliga is "level-headed and gets deals done effectively," while another highlights: "He is knowledgeable, personable and understands the commercial aspects very well." He is an impressive attorney sought after for his advice on the development and financing of transportation infrastructure. His PPP expertise is frequently looked to by both public sector clients and private investors.

One source says Nadav Klugman is "technically very proficient," and another adds: "He comes up with solutions that consider all stakeholder needs. Negotiations go much better because of his constructive, effective approach." He advises clients in the renewables space on project development and portfolio investments, particularly involving solar generation assets.

One source says Robert Goldberg is an "efficient lawyer who is enjoyable to work with," while another highlights: "He's very responsive and accessible as well as straightforward and to the point." He has considerable expertise in the financing and development of wind energy projects as part of a broad renewables sector practice.

Stephanie Wagner is an impressive attorney who handles the financing and development of PPP projects, with a particular focus on transportation infrastructure. One source says she is "very practical, solutions-oriented and works in a collaborative and productive way," while another notes: "She can quote different precedents from other transactions, rather than going back to the book."

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Barry N Machlin
Band 2
Christopher P B Erckert
Foreign expert for Latin America-wide

Projects: PPP


David Narefsky
Band 2
Joseph Seliga
Band 1
Stephanie Wagner
Band 2

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy


Eric R Pogue
Band 2

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