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NEW STARTS AND SMALL STARTS/CAPITAL INVESTMENT GRANTS (CIG)

Thompson Coburn has significant experience in the development of major capital projects for transit agencies, as well as Small Starts and BRT project development, and associated vehicle procurements and contracts. This work includes the negotiation of Full Funding Grant Agreements (FFGAs) with the FTA, the development of CIG submittals, and work with FTA’s project management oversight and financial consultants. Our attorneys have worked extensively with transit agencies on moving capital projects through the FTA CIG process, assisting in addressing FTA oversight issues, and providing counsel on appropriations and legislative issues presented in securing funds and project authorizations from Congress.

Our experience in this area also includes assisting clients with developing financing plans for major capital projects, including identifying available federal, state and local funding resources; reviewing legal and administrative actions needed to secure funds; and developing capital project budgets. The public transit group also has assisted clients in the development of the Capital Financing Plans and Operating and Maintenance Financial Plans required by the FTA as part of the FFGA negotiation process.

Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6928

Over the past 30 years, Tony has been a legal advisor to many of the nation's largest transit systems.

Over the past 30 years, Tony has been a legal advisor to many of the nation...

Tony Anderson
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6906

Eileen is a successful negotiator and strategist who focuses on her clients' goals while keeping an eye on the big picture.

Eileen is a successful negotiator and strategist who focuses on her clients...

Eileen Brown
Associate
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6982

Mike focuses on transportation and international trade matters and provides guidance to clients in a variety of sectors.

Mike focuses on transportation and international trade matters and provides...

Mike Deutsch
Associate
Los Angeles
310 282 2516

Michael represents and advises public and private companies, private equity firms and hedge funds in connection with mergers and acquisitions, capital raising transaction...

Michael represents and advises public and private companies, private equity...

Michael Rosenblum
Associate
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6929

Jayna Marie Rust
Partner
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6924

Jane serves as counsel to transit agencies across the country on a range of issues from funding to project development to procurement.

Jane serves as counsel to transit agencies across the country on a range of...

Jane Sutter Starke
Partner
Los Angeles
310 282 9448

Barry serves as a corporate strategist and outside general counsel to small- to mid-sized companies, as well as their principals, in a variety of industries.

Barry serves as a corporate strategist and outside general counsel to small...

Barry Weisz
Senior Counsel
Washington, D.C.
202 585 6925

Kent practices in the surface transportation area, with emphasis on major public transit and highway projects, procurement, federal regulatory requirements, and transit l...

Kent practices in the surface transportation area, with emphasis on major p...

Kent Woodman