Name: Kent Rowey
Firm Name: Allen & Overy LLP
Country: USA - New York
Expertise: Infrastructure Law

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Professional Biography:

Kent represents investors, credit providers, public sector entities, contractors and other participants in infrastructure and natural resources transactions. His global experience is unique among infrastructure lawyers. He’s been involved in major infrastructure financings in Asia, the Middle East, North America and the UK, including many first-of-their-kind transactions. He has played a leading role in the development of private finance in the transportation infrastructure sector in North America, having successfully closed many transactions now considered templates for infrastructure finance. He has been involved in the financial closing of more than 85 infrastructure and natural resources transactions worldwide.  He has negotiated over 100 concession agreements, operating agreements, construction contracts and related documentation, and is considered a thought-leader in the market for his innovative structuring of P3s across all classes of infrastructure.


“He is a fine lawyer who is extremely knowledgeable, authoritative and has really good judgment.” Chambers USA, 2016

“He is a go-to guy in the market.” Chambers USA, 2016

“Kent Rowey is a very good negotiator and wickedly smart.’” Chambers USA, 2015 (Projects)

“Kent Rowey is described as ‘one of the truly great project finance deal attorneys: he has great knowledge and always achieves his goal.’” Chambers USA, 2011 (Projects)


Professional Qualifications:

Admitted: Bar of the State of New York, 2013
Admitted: Bar of the State of California, 1987

Academic Qualifications:

J.D., New York University School of Law, 1987
University of California, Los Angeles, 1983