Provided by Brian L Sedlak
Brian advises clients on large-scale infrastructure projects and represents Fortune 500 companies, large U.S. developers, and real estate funds with their real estate portfolios and investments. He represents the owners and financing parties of major infrastructure assets in the United States, including power generation facilities, parking facilities, and toll roads. He also has significant experience in portfolio sale-leaseback transactions; engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreements; general secured financing; joint ventures; and annexation and development of real property. Brian has led some of the largest public-private partnership (P3) infrastructure transactions in the United States, including representing The Ohio State University in connection with the monetization of its parking facilities for $483 million and Northeastern University's parking P3 monetization transaction. He has led numerous energy P3 transactions, including energy monetization projects for The Ohio State University (in excess of $1 billion), the University of Iowa (in excess of $1 billion), the University of Idaho (in excess of $200 million), and Georgetown University. He also has represented companies in development and construction projects for coal-fired plants, biomass facilities, mines, wind farms, and air quality control systems. Brian co-leads Jones Day's Real Estate Practice worldwide.
Brian Sedlak is particularly noted for his handling of PPP structuring for campus-based energy solutions.
"He is very commercial, understands the issues and focuses on what is important. He is a good draftsman; his contracts are straightforward and easy to understand." "Brian is one of the 'founding fathers' of higher education utility partnerships. He understands the goals and objectives of the client and advocates on their behalf to structure the transaction in a manner that maximises value and minimises risk."