David Narefsky, Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
David Narefsky, a partner in the Chicago office with 30 years experience in public law, has had an active role in high profile PPP transactions, with particular responsibility for governmental and regulatory aspects. He advised the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on the proposed concession of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the City of Chicago on its concession Downtown Underground Public Parking System. He is currently working on the bid for the FasTracks engagement to build and operate a portion of a commuter rail line in Denver, CO, advising the City of Chicago on the proposed long-term concession and lease of Midway Airport and assisting CenterPoint in its proposal for long-term concession leases for the maritime ports owned by the Virginia Ports Authority. He is also advising the Port of the Americas Authority in efforts to develop a greenfield container terminal in Ponce, Puerto Rico and the Port of Corpus Christi Authority in developing its La Quinta container terminal.
Mayer Brown LLP
Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in key business centers
across the Americas, Asia and Europe. Our global platform has been
enhanced recently by two important combinations. In December 2009, we
formed an association with Tauil & Chequer Advogados, one of the
largest and fastest growing law firms in Brazil.
Mayer Brown's Infrastructure practice offers integrated teams that
combine experienced lawyers in the global infrastructure, project
finance and development, international construction, environmental
regulatory, government relations and tax disciplines. We assist with
raising capital for investment and project financing and development,
privatizing existing infrastructure assets, developing new projects and
most any other infrastructure-related activity. Our functionality and
flexibility allows us to mobilize an experienced and integrated team
anywhere in the world.
Mayer Brown provides the multi-disciplinary legal services required for
successful implementation of PPP transactions. The firm has advised on
numerous completed and ongoing infrastructure transactions, including
the path breaking Chicago Skyway, Indiana Toll Road and Northwest
Parkway concessions, as well as, the expansion of the Panama Canal.