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Steve Park Partner Ballard Spahr LLP
Steve Park is the Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s P3/ Infrastructure Group. Mr. Park advises issuers, underwriters, borrowers, and purchasers in connection with the structuring, issuance, offering, placement, remarketing, and restructuring of tax-exempt and taxable municipal securities and other debt instruments and derivatives. Mr. Park also advises clients in all phases of transportation, infrastructure, and publicprivate partnership (P3) projects. He is currently serving as P3 counsel to various clients for major development and capital improvement projects throughout the nation. Some of his notable engagements include serving as counsel to the Georgia Department of Transportation for the I-285/SR 400 Reconstruction Project, the Federal Railroad Administration for the Denver Union Station Project, and the Virginia Department of Transportation for the I-95 HOT Lanes Project. Mr. Park also serves as bond, borrower’s, and underwriter’s counsel to various clients, including investment banking firms, higher education institutions, health care institutions, school districts, and municipalities.
Andrew Mendelson Director and Co-Head of Municipal Transportation Finance RBC Capital Markets
Andrew Mendelson specializes in municipal transportation, project, and stadium finance. His expertise includes P3 transportation financings for both greenfield and brownfield projects as well as traditional municipal financings for transportation, toll, transit, airport and port issuers. Andrew focuses on complex debt strategies and financial structuring for transportation infrastructure projects nationwide. He has led the development and structuring of multiple new credits for large bonding programs and projects, including the rating agency and investor education processes.
Andrew’s recent greenfield P3 experience includes the LAX Consolidated Rental Car Facility, Colorado Central 70, and Maryland Purple Line projects. His recent senior managed municipal transportation mandates include issuances for Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, New Jersey Turnpike Authority, State of Ohio GARVEEs, and St. Louis Metro (Bi-State Development). Andrew also recently senior managed Clark County, Nevada’s bond issuance for the financing of the new NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas.
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