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Denise Raytis is on the cutting-edge of infrastructure financing, designing public-private-partnership deals that are redefining the industry. She has worked with clients on a variety of project finance and development transactions for universities, museums, and landmark commercial buildings.
Denise focuses on infrastructure financing, tax-exempt financing, and project finance and development transactions. She has represented underwriters, nonprofit organizations, corporations, and state and local agencies in a wide range of financings and development projects. Denise also has experience in various aspects of U.S. securities law, securitizations, and mergers and acquisitions.
Honors & Awards
- Recognized by Chambers USA for Nationwide Projects and Public-Private-Partnerships (2020-2023); Chambers Global for Projects: PPP (2022-2023)
- Recognized as "Up & Coming" by Chambers Global for Projects: PPP
- Ranked by IFLR1000 for Project Finance, Project Development and Transport (2019-2021)
- Recommended by The Legal 500 US for Project Finance (2020-2022)
- Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers – Rising Stars in a survey conducted by Law and Politics Media Inc. (2011)
- Harvard University, J.D., 1997: cum laude, Editor, Harvard Law Review, Volumes 109-110
- University of California, Berkeley, A.B., History,1993: with high distinction; Phi Beta Kappa; Chancellor’s Scholar; E.F. Kraft Scholar
- Honorable Raymond C. Fisher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (2000)
Author or Co-Author
- “Infrastructure: Where we’re going and how we plan to get there,” Daily Journal
- “Rethinking Infrastructure Finance and Development Under Biden,” Bloomberg Law