Mitchell D. Holzrichter

Chicago,  IL  U.S.A.
Phone+1 312 701 8212

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Practice Areas

  • Government Relations
  • Infrastructure
Contact InfoTelephone: +1 312 701 8212
Fax: +1 312 706 9309
University Northwestern University, B.A., with honors, 2005
Law SchoolThe University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2008
Admitted2008, Illinois; 2011, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

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Chambers USA 2014 Mitch Holzrichter is an associate in the Government practice, where he focuses on government transactions, election law, and political law. Mitch was recently named an Associate to Watch in Government-Political Law by Chambers USA 2014.

Government Transactions and Infrastructure. Mitch represents clients in complex government transactions and the use of public-private partnerships, particularly in the infrastructure sector.
Roads, Bridges and Parking Facilities - Mitch has advised both government agencies and private developers in connection with highway and parking facility projects in Illinois, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas. His work includes long-term concession agreements, availability payment projects, and design-build agreements. Mitch represented the winning bidder on the development, financing and maintenance of the East End Crossing bridge over the Ohio River near Louisville, which was named 2013 Deal of the Year by The Bond Buyer and 2013 Transport Deal of the Year by Project Finance International.
Airports and Ports - Mitch advised the government of Puerto Rico on the long-term lease of the Luis Munoz Marin International Airport in San Juan, the first privatization of a major U.S. airport, which was named P3 Deal of the Year by Project Finance International, and on the possible lease of a new container shipping port. He also advised the City of Chicago in connection with its proposed long- lease of Chicago Midway International Airport and in the re-negotiation of the airport use agreement with airlines.
Legislation - Mitch assisted in drafting legislation to authorize the private development of new public infrastructure in Illinois.

Campaign Finance and Election Law. Mitch advises clients on election law, campaign finance issues, voting rights and redistricting. He represents political action committees, ballot initiative committees, and candidates for federal, state, and local office in forming political committees and complying with campaign finance and disclosure laws. He advises both political committees and private contributors on campaign finance limits. He has also represented campaigns in connection with post-election recounts and litigation. Mitch represented plaintiffs, including Members of Congress and other voters, in voting rights litigation in connection with the 2011 Congressional redistricting process in Illinois.

Government Ethics and Political Law. Mitch advises government contractors and private equity funds on compliance with government ethics, political contribution, and lobbyist registration rules. He also advises clients on compliance with the Freedom of Information Act and other publics records laws.

Mitch joined Mayer Brown in 2008.


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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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Mitchell D. Holzrichter

71 S. Wacker Drive
ChicagoIL 60606


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