Arthur Kolios focuses his practice on the development, acquisition and financing of energy, infrastructure and public-private venture projects in domestic and international markets. On the financing front, Arthur has extensive experience in both bank and capital market-financed transactions and has represented sponsors, developers, borrowers, design/builders, operators and managers in an array of project financings. He has also represented both domestic and international financial institutions in a variety of secured and unsecured financings involving structures ranging from term, revolving, competitive bid and swing line facilities to those involving direct-pay and stand-by letters of credit, participation interests and purchases of interests in securitizations.
On the development and operational fronts, Arthur has extensive experience in the structuring, preparation and negotiation of project development agreements, joint venture agreements, engineering and construction agreements, power purchase agreements, product off-take and supply arrangements, warranty, operating, management and maintenance contracts and other project arrangements.
Highlights of his practice include the representation of public-private partnerships (also known as "PPPs" and "P3s") in the privatization of infrastructure projects for the U.S. Army and Air Force in California, Texas and Arizona; and the development, rehabilitation, construction, financing, operation and management of privatized military facilities in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, North and South Carolina for the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. Arthur has also represented U.S. power developers in the development and acquisition of generating assets in a number of projects throughout the United States, and has assisted U.S. equity investors and developers in a variety of energy and infrastructure projects in Africa, South America and the United Kingdom.
- Thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP, San Francisco, CA, Associate, 1997 - 2001, Partner, 2001 - 2007
- Watson Farley & Williams LLP, New York, NY, Associate, 1992 - 1995
- New York University School of Law, J.D., 1992
- Amherst College, B.A., English, 1988
- New York
- Chinese - Mandarin