New York (PRWEB) April 01, 2013
The Global Energy & Infrastructure Practice at international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been recognized in the 2013 edition of the Chambers and Partners Global Guide as a leading Projects: Public-private partnerships (P3) firm in the United States. Chambers and Partners, a UK-based publisher, selects practice groups and attorneys for inclusion in its guides based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients from around the world.
“We are gratified by Chambers’ recognition of our expanding Global Energy & Infrastructure Practice” said Patricia Menéndez-Cambó, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Energy & Infrastructure Practice and chair of the firm’s Global Practice. “We believe that the U.S. P3 sector will continue to grow and look forward to the further success of our experienced and seasoned team.”
“As the Chambers guide is based on client and peer review, we are especially gratified by our inclusion. It shows the trust and confidence our P3 clients and colleagues have in our team,” said Roderick Devlin, of counsel in the firm’s New York City office. Roderick was ranked by Chambers as a leading attorney in the U.S. P3 sector.
The firm’s Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice has grown over the past two years, building a team of project specialists with experience in a wide range of projects in key jurisdictions. Recent notable additions include Chicago shareholder Alais Griffin who joined the firm from the U.S. Department of Transportation (US DOT), where she was a political appointee serving as Counselor to the General Counsel. While at the US DOT she was involved in drafting the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which provides the underpinning for the US DOT’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program. Also joining in Chicago as shareholders were Charles J. Kolin and David J. LaSota. Both are experienced project and infrastructure finance attorneys, with a focus on representing institutional clients. Albert A. del Castillo recently returned to the firm’s Miami office, as a shareholder in the Public Finance Practice, bringing with him 28 years of experience in the areas of public finance, project and infrastructure finance, economic development and government contracting.
Greenberg Traurig has a multidisciplinary Global Energy & Infrastructure Practice, comprised of approximately 125 attorneys and professionals who assist clients with a broad range of national and international P3, project finance and infrastructure transactions. The team advises energy companies, utilities, project developers, lenders, investors, regulators, construction companies, government entities and other industry participants on key issues and challenges affecting their businesses. With its extensive national and international offices, resources and reach, Greenberg is uniquely positioned to service clients throughout the U.S., Central and South America, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
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