Taft Chicago attorneys Howard P. Zweig and Karl D. Camillucci drafted the article “Avoiding Financial Problems in P3s” for the P3 Higher Ed Resource Center. The article discusses the top three challenges facing public-private partnerships and how to address them.
Zweig is chair of Taft’s Higher Education group. He advises higher education and nonprofit institutions in nearly all areas of law that these institutions encounter, from real estate to contracts to general business, operational and authority issues. One of the areas in which Zweig has significant experience is representing colleges and universities in public-private student housing transactions. In his real estate practice, Zweig provides clients with counseling and representation in a wide range of real estate and transactional matters, including development, acquisition, sales and leasing; commercial mortgage loans; construction; and zoning issues.
Camillucci represents governmental and nongovernmental clients regarding a broad range of issues, including bond transactions, tax increment financing, economic development incentives, development agreements, land use and zoning entitlements, regulatory compliance, and municipal and constitutional litigation. He has experience in tax benefits related to Qualified Opportunity Zones, forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds for private equity investment, private-public partnerships (P3s) and project finance.