Matthew Neuringer


New York

Matthew's practice focuses on complex and innovative social, transportation and infrastructure projects across the United States, particularly alternative delivery projects (public-private partnerships (P3), design-build (DB) and progressive design-build. 

Matthew is recognized nationally and globally by Chambers USA, where clients describe him as “smart, organized and responsive and offers really good insight on key issues” and “he is an encyclopedia of PPP and he does an excellent job of leading tricky conversations and getting to a point where all parties agree.”

Prior to practicing law, Matthew worked as a hedge fund analyst and chief of staff in New York State government. Matthew's prior experience in finance and government enhances his ability to deliver legal advice through a commercial lens for private and public sector clients. Matthew has advised clients across a full spectrum of energy and infrastructure assets, including telecoms, rail, highways, airport, intermodal transit, combined heat and power, social infrastructure, and waste to energy. In Matthew's capacity as outside counsel to the Association for the Improvement of American Infrastructure (AIAI) Matthew has also provided input on various key pieces of federal, state and local governments on the sufficiency of their laws to produce P3 projects in their jurisdictions.

  • Matthew also serves as an adjunct lecturer at Columbia University's School of Professional Studies in their construction management program and is a Major in the United States Army Reserves JAG Corps, where he serves as a legal advisor to the Army Innovation Command. 

  • Government Counsel

    • The City of New York Department of Design & Construction $8.8 billion Design-Build Borough-Based Jail Program.
    • PANYNJ on the development of its standard-form Design-Build Program for all Port Authority assets.
    • PANYNJ on two large-scale Design-Build Substation Projects at JFK Airport.
    • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority on its first-availability payment Accessibility & Elevators P3 Project.
    • New York City Health and Hospitals on its guaranteed maximum price Bellevue Project.
    • New York City Health and Hospitals on its design-build program development.
    • New York City Transit Authority for its below ground station’s wireless communications access system & dark fiber.
    • Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) for its US$150 million 89 MW combined heat and power facility.
    • PANYNJ in the US$1.5 billion redevelopment Project’s design-build contract and operations & maintenance contract for Newark Airport’s Terminal A.
    • Maryland Department of Transportation and the Maryland Office of Attorney General for the US$9 billion 495 / I-270 Traffic Relief P3 Program.
    • The Metropolitan Transportation Authority for the East Side access project’s wireless communications access system & dark fiber P3 project.
    • The Long Island Railroad for its Jamaica Station, Atlantic Terminal, and Atlantic Tunnel wireless communications access system and dark fiber P3 project.

    Developer / Lender Representation

    • Sponsors on the PennDOT Major Bridges P3 Project.
    • Sponsors on the Georgia DOT SR400 P3 Project.
    • Lenders to proposers on the Prince George's School District P3 Project.
    • Lenders in closing the Duquesne University Energy P3 Project.
    • Sponsors in closing the $300 million Fresno State University Central Utility Plant Project.
    • Sponsors on a bid for the $400 million Miami-Dade Courthouse P3 Project.
    • Sponsors in the development of the US$750 million Ohio Department of Transportation Portsmouth Bypass P3 Project.
    • Sponsors in the development of the US$4.2 billion Florida Department of Transportation Ultimate P3 Project.
    • Sponsors on a bid for the US$500 million Pennsylvania Turnpike Fiber Optic Broadband P3 Project.
    • Sponsors on a bid for the US$2.4 billion Purple Line Light Rail P3 Project in Maryland.
    • Sponsors on a bid for the US$1.2 billion campus expansion project at the University of California, Merced.
    • Underwriters and Bank Lenders for the financing of the US$4 billion LAX Automated People Mover P3 Project, financed in part with tax-exempt Private Activity Bonds (PABS) and a short-tern bank facility (first U.S. P3 hybrid bank/bond deal to reach financial close).
    • Underwriters for the US$680 million Denver Great Hall P3 Project, financed in part with tax-exempt PABs.
    • Underwriters for the US$3 billion Transform-66 Managed Lanes P3 Project, financed in part with PABs and TIFIA.
    • Underwriters for the US$1 billion Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement P3 Project, financed in part with PABs.

    Infrastructure Asset M&A

    • Skanska and Macquarie in their sale of their equity interests in the Elizabeth River Crossing -Midtown Tunnel P3 Project.
    • Buyer on the acquisition of an energy-savings & performance company.
    • Buyers for the Presidio Parkway P3 Project acquisition.
    • Buyers on the Portsmouth Bypass P3 Project acquisition.
    • Buyer on a bid to acquire the South Terminal at Austin Bergstrom Airport.
    • Canadian & US Pension Funds on a US$300 million Telecoms Co-Investment.

    Renewable Energy

    • Developer for a US$70 million 50 MW utility solar energy project.
    • The New York Green Bank on an offshore wind transaction.
    • Developer on a bid for the US$450 million Surrey Anaerobic Digestion Waste to Energy P3 Project.