Harkins Cunningham LLP’s Washington, DC practice is focused on resolving complex economic, finance, and competition issues before Federal and State administrative agencies, Federal appellate courts, and Congress, Complementing these functions, our project consultancy specializes in economic and business strategy issues facing highly regulated and public infrastructure industries
Fasken Martineau’s Infrastructure & PPP Group provides experienced legal advice and award-winning expertise from offices in Canada, South Africa and London. Recognized nationally and internationally including as Legal Advisor of the Year by Ai Africa Investor and North American P3 Legal Advisor of the Year (P3 Bulletin), our multi-jurisdictional team provides public and private sector clients with a full range of legal services in all models of project/service delivery and project finance, combining international best practices with on-the-ground expertise. Often retained for first projects in new jurisdictions and sectors, many of our projects have been recognized with awards for innovation and excellence in Canada and internationally.
Fasken Martineau is a leading international business law and litigation firm.. Today we have eight offices with more than 700 lawyers across Canada and in the UK and South Africa. and others.
Nee Plata Law LLC is a minority and women-owned law firm with expertise in the fields of redevelopment and structured finance. Our attorneys have over 30 years combined experience assisting clients in finding creative solutions to advance their development finance goals. We are leaders in tax credit financing working with clients on the best ways to leverage both public and private sources of financing. NP Law focuses on getting to a “yes” under the law and being an innovative partner with all of its clients.
Paul Cunningham advises and represents business and governmental enterprises to maximize opportunities and minimize risks in changing regulatory environments. He has been a leader in designing and implementing business, investment, legislative, administrative, judicial, negotiating, and public communications strategies in a range of industries, including transportation, energy, telecommunications, insurance, and water. The development, operation, bankruptcy, reorganization, growth by acquisition and combination, and the economic and environmental regulation of network industries have been principal subjects of his professional attention since 1972. In addition to deep experience in these legal spheres, Paul’s competitive advantage is his mastery of the intersection of network economics and regulation.
Tom is Chair of Fasken Martineau’s international Infrastructure and Public-Private Partnerships Group. Tom has advised on project finance transactions, procurement, and on alternative financing and alternative service delivery projects since the earliest PPP projects in Canada in transportation, energy, government facilities, healthcare and other social infrastructure, justice and correctional institutions and other sectors. He has represented proponents, consortia, constructors, lenders and other private sector project participants, as well as authorities in multiple jurisdictions at the federal, provincial and municipal government levels. He has acted and provided advice on a number of significant alternative financing and alternative service delivery projects in various sectors, which are among the over 30 award winning P3 projects in Canada on which we have that have received awards from The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (for the public or private sectors)—several of which have been recognized internationally as Deals of the Year.
Jong Sook has developed her practice in various fields, including commercial lending and banking, public finance, tax exemptions, governmental law, commercial leasing, housing, land use and public private partnerships. These disciplines have allowed her to develop a comprehensive understanding of development finance from multiple perspectives. In addition, she has served two state governors offering policy and legal advice on state issues affecting all aspects of life, including affordable housing, universal healthcare, statewide planning and economic development incentives. Using her past experience in state government and working with local governments, Ms. Nee can provide a balanced insight into governmental policies and procedures.
Ms. Nee combines her years of experience to hone a practice that can creatively address the many issues that impact development across the spectrum, from land use approvals to federal tax credit financings. Since no two projects are alike, no two solutions have to be. Ms. Nee has developed expertise in the fields of redevelopment, real estate finance and public-private partnerships which has provided her with an insight into comprehensive development financial planning. From modest commercial loan closings to complex tax credit take-out financing with multiple lenders, NP Law can structure a solution.
Ms. Nee works closely with Lillian A. Plata to structure holistic financial frameworks that service the immediate financial needs, as well as any future tax or financing interests that could be impacted. Ms. Nee takes a holistic and proactive approach to client projects to help ensure the success of all projects, large and small.
Ms. Nee received her Juris Doctorate - cum laude from University of Illinois – College of Law in 1998, and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis in 1994. Ms. Nee is admitted to practice law in the State of New Jersey and the State of Illinois.