Steinberg, Howard M.

Howard M. Steinberg

Howard Steinberg, recognized as a leading lawyer in project development and finance by Chambers & Partners and IFLR 1000, concentrates on infrastructure transactions. He represents owners, off-takers, suppliers, engineering firms, consultants, financial advisors, contractors, operators, underwriters, lenders and multi-lateral agencies in the development, acquisition, restructuring and privatization of projects around the world. His primary focus is the contracts related to the business of the projects themselves.

Selected Experience

  • Infrastructure: includes high speed rail, toll roads, bridges, ports, cargo terminals and parking facilities
  • Power: includes high voltage transmission lines (freestanding and submarine), gas, HFO, coal, landfill methane, diesel, solar (PV, CSP, rooftop and groundmount), hydro (run of river and dams), geothermal, wind, off-shore wind, compressed-air, pumped storage, biomass, wave, tidal and battery in North America, South and Central America, Asia, Europe, India, MENA and Australia
  • Metals & Mining: includes copper, gold, lignite and coal
  • Oil & Gas: includes pipelines and refining
  • LNG: includes import and export

Selected Publications

  • Co-author, “Brazil – For the Future” in The Principles of Project Finance, May 2012
  • Co-author, “Managing the Powerplant Construction Process” in POWER Magazine, Volume 144 - Number 5, September/October 2000
  • Co-author of “The Life and Death of an Infrastructure Project” in Asia Law & Practice, Chapter 6 “Financing the Deal: Capital Components,” 1995


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 1989
  • Columbia University, Graduate School of Business, M.B.A., 1986
  • Columbia College, A.B., 1985, Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude
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