(PRWEB) March 16, 2017
International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has been recognized with the “North American Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year” award at the annual IJGlobal Americas Awards ceremony held in New York last night.
IJGlobal is an online intelligence service that tracks global infrastructure finance market activity. The IJGlobal Americas Awards recognize the best energy and infrastructure deals, based on performance, innovation and excellence.
The Greenberg Traurig team, which included Shareholders Charles J. Kolin, David J. LaSota, Michael D. Robson, Lorraine M. Tyson, and Of Counsel Lea K. Rosenthal, won the award for their work on the University of California’s Merced Redevelopment project. The team represented a consortium of nine private placement investors, who provided $660 million for the Merced’s campus expansion at the University of California. This was the first ever higher education availability payment Public-Private Partnership (P3) project to be awarded in the United States.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice
Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice is known for its broad-ranging representation of upstream and midstream energy companies as well as renewable energy companies and traditional power generation companies. The firm's energy practice is further distinguished by lawyers with broad FERC experience and multifaceted energy finance representations. Several of Greenberg Traurig’s energy attorneys are former General Counsel at energy industry companies and provide a valuable business perspective for our energy clients across the globe. Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice expanded significantly in Latin America and Europe with the establishment of Mexico City and Warsaw offices.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the second largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2016, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.