Services & Industries >> Infrastructure


In California, the financing and construction of public infrastructure has become one the state’s highest priorities, whether it be surface transportation, seaports, airports, telecommunications, water, wastewater, flood control or public buildings and facilities.

Allen Matkins is on the cutting edge of the infrastructure industry and is known for creating innovative, cost-effective and pragmatic solutions for clients.

Our team works with clients to structure participation in projects in a manner consistent with their definition of risk and reward—within the broad framework of relevant market conditions. We are a full service provider for infrastructure projects, and our understanding of political issues at state and local levels can be of invaluable assistance to our clients.

We provide legal services for all aspects of public-private partnerships, including: 

  • Acquisition 
  • Corporate activity 
  • Project development 
  • Entitlements and land use 
  • Project financing 
  • Project construction

Our expertise includes the following areas: 

Key services include: 

  • Strategic planning and research 
  • Project delivery mechanisms (including PPPs, design-build, transit-oriented development, development agreements, and disposition and development agreements) 
  • Financing 
  • Environmental remediation/compliance 
  • Contract administration, claims management and resolution 
  • Operations and Maintenance 
  • Professional services contracts 
  • Utility relocations 
  • Tenant relocations 
  • Right-of-way, site acquisition 
  • Joint development 
  • Mergers and acquisitions 
  • Corporate activities 
  • CEQA/NEPA application and compliance 
  • Land use and entitlements 
  • Litigation

Our clients include: 

  • Equity investors 
  • Lenders 
  • Governments 
  • Construction companies 
  • Contractors (both prime and sub-contractors) 
  • Developers 
  • Energy developers and providers 
  • Transportation carriers involved in developing, constructing and financing major infrastructure projects