Squire Sanders announced yesterday the arrival of a seasoned infrastructure and public-private partnership (P3) lawyer Roderick Devlin to the firm. Mr. Devlin, who joins as of Counsel, was previously at Greenberg Traurig and will be resident in the New York office.Commenting on the appointment, Bruce Gabriel, practice leader for Squire Sanders' Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice Group, said,
Mr. Devlin said:
"We're delighted to welcome Roddy to the firm. He has a national reputation as an experienced and respected attorney in the US P3 sector. Squire Sanders has been active in the global P3 space for many years and has been increasingly active in the expanding US P3 sector. Roddy is an important addition to our team and will help the firm further extend its preeminent public finance practice into this key market segment."
"Squire Sanders has a well-deserved reputation as one of the leading global firms in the P3/PFI sector. Domestically, the firm's market leading public finance practice, as well as its extensive experience in the transportation, water and wastewater sectors, make it well-placed to take advantage of the significant opportunities offered by the expanding US P3 sector. I'm excited to be joining the Squire Sanders team and look forward to building on the firm's already impressive P3 and infrastructure capabilities."
Mr. Devlin is recognized by Chambers USA and Chambers Global as a leading attorney in the US P3 sector. He has been actively involved in many of the most significant US P3 projects of recent years, including the Northwest Corridor Project in Georgia, the North Tarrant Express in Texas, the East End Crossing (Ohio River Bridges Project) in Kentucky/Indiana, the Goethals Bridge Project in New York/New Jersey, the Atlanta Multi Modal Passenger Terminal (MMPT) in Georgia, the Knik Arm Bridge Project in Alaska, the Presidio Parkway (Doyle Drive) Project in California and the JFK International Airport Terminal 4 P3 project in New York.
Squire Sanders has been a nationally recognized bond counsel firm in the United States since the beginning of the 20th century, and is consistently ranked among the top bond counsel firms in the Bond Buyer. In 2014, Best Lawyers in America ranked the firm #1 in the US for public finance law based on the number of our lawyers recognized in this field. Additionally, the practice group has earned top rankings from Chambers USA, Thomson Reuters, and US News & World Report, among others.