Practice Areas & Industries: Greenberg Traurig, LLP


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Greenberg Traurig’s Public Infrastructure Group members have the combined skills, experience, and legal and business acumen to assist government and private sector clients seeking advice on the wide variety of activities involved in providing, organizing, operating, managing, financing, acquiring and privatizing public infrastructure. Our Public Infrastructure Group offers turnkey public infrastructure services to both our national and international clients.

Areas of Practice

  • Utilities/transportation/energy/housing/schools/civic centers
  • International infrastructure
  • Public/private partnerships (P3s)
  • M&A/project finance/public finance
  • FERC/state utility commission regulation
  • Legislative/government
  • Environmental/land use
  • Corporate/real estate/tax/bankruptcy/ERISA

Project Types

  • Electric/gas/water/waste water/telecommunications/Internet/cable
  • Toll roads/expressways/airports/ports
  • Public/private schools
  • Stadiums/arenas/convention centers/parking/municipal buildings
  • Public housing
  • Infrastructure development districts

Services To Clients

  • Utility acquisitions, mergers, privatizations and municipalizations
  • Structuring of public/private partnerships; management of P3 procurement process
  • Project finance, tax-exempt and taxable bond issuance, private activity bonds and securitizations
  • Creation of public utilities, IOUs and governmental authorities to own, operate and manage public infrastructure
  • Representation before FERC, DOT, FAA, FTC, FCC, DOE, EPA and state regulatory agencies
  • Creation of utility regulatory programs; counsel for regulatory commissions
  • Infrastructure operation and management consulting
  • Design/build, BOOT, BOT, BOO, BTO and JV agreements
  • Site acquisition, eminent domain/condemnation, easements and licenses
  • Environmental/land use permitting, zoning, entitlement, NIMBY strategic planning and comprehensive plan amendments
  • Negotiation of EPC agreements, PPAs, FTRs, bulk water/wastewater agreements and master communications/cable agreements
  • Analysis of federal, state and local tax implications, IRS private activity rules and bond tax opinions
  • Negotiation of infrastructure operation and management contracts
  • General representation of infrastructure agencies, municipalities, counties, special districts and authorities


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Richard M. Cutshall, September 24, 2015
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Eleventh Circuit: Enhanced TILA Disclosure and Remedies Not Applicable to UCC Article 9 Fixture Filers, As No Security Interest Created in Consumers’ Homes
Murray B. Silverstein,Jonathan S. Tannen, September 01, 2015
The Eleventh Circuit recently ruled that fixture filings do not expose lenders to the enhanced disclosure requirements or remedies of the federal Truth in Lending Act (TILA), holding that a security interest in goods-even if the goods are deemed fixtures-does not extend to consumers’ homes.