- Banking & Finance
- Government Relations
- Infrastructure Public-Private Partnerships
- Infrastructure Financing/Projects
- Infrastructure Funds
|Contact Info||Telephone: 312 701 8818|
Fax: 312 706 8339
|University ||Georgetown University, A.B., magna cum laude, 1994; University of Oxford, St Catherine's College, 1997; University of Leicester, M.A., Urban History, with distinction, 1997|
|Law School||Northwestern University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2000|
|Admitted||2000, Illinois; 2001, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit|
Board of Trustees, Chicago History Museum
Board of Directors, Association of Marshall Scholars
Member, Illinois Campaign Finance Reform Task Force
Member, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, 2011 Emerging Leaders
Partners Council, Civic Consulting Alliance
American Bar Association
Illinois State Bar Association
Chicago Bar Association
Joe Seliga is a partner in the Chicago office of Mayer Brown and is a member of Mayer Brown's Global Infrastructure and Government & Global Trade practices.
Joe has extensive experience in complex government transactions, particularly in the infrastructure sector. Joe advises on path-breaking road, bridge, airport, port, public parking, mass transit, convention center and lottery concession and public-private partnership transactions, including many Deal of the Year award-winning transactions, serving in different transactions as either government entity counsel, sponsor's counsel or lenders' counsel. He also represents renewable energy clients, particularly on government incentives and other government-related development issues, including assisting in securing government incentives for several of the largest wind energy projects in Illinois.
In addition to his transactional work, Joe represents clients in various state and local government matters, including in the areas of ethics, election and campaign finance law, economic development incentives, public utility franchise and tax issues and legislative drafting and statutory interpretation. Joe acted as counsel to the Chicago 2011 Transition Committee, the Chicago 2011 Inaugural Committee and the Illinois Inaugural Committee 2011 and is currently serving on the Illinois Campaign Finance Reform Task Force as an appointee of Governor Pat Quinn.
Before joining Mayer Brown's Chicago office in 2001, Joe served as Law Clerk to the Honorable Danny J. Boggs, US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he worked as Resource Development Director of the Southwest Youth Collaborative in Chicago.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Campaign Finance in the Wake of the US Supreme Court’s McCutcheon Decision
Mitchell D. Holzrichter,John A. Janicik,Joseph Seliga, April 11, 2014
In a significant campaign finance decision, the Supreme Court struck down one of the key limits on federal campaign contributions. The Court’s decision in McCutcheon v. FEC eliminated the two-year aggregate campaign contribution limits, one of the pillars of the Federal Election Campaign Act...
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