Ken Artin, a shareholder at Bryant Miller Olive, has been named a 2018 Florida Trend Legal Elite. The list of 1,012 honorees includes attorneys in private practice as well as top government and non-profit attorneys. Nominated by their peers, Legal Elite winners represent just over 1 percent of active Florida Bar members practicing in Florida. Specializing in public private partnerships (P3) and representing public entities engaged in bond issues, Mr. Artin was recognized for his work in the Government & Administrative section.
Mr. Artin currently represents a number of universities and state colleges in Florida, Texas, and North Carolina in developing P3 projects involving educational facilities, student housing facilities and other improvements. Mr. Artin also has experience in all aspects of procurement, structuring and negotiating agreements used in the P3 delivery method.
In addition to financing facilities, Mr. Artin has deep experience in transportation funding through his work with the Federal Highway Administration under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan program. He has worked on both governmental and P3 transportation projects around the country, such as the I-95 High-Occupancy Toll Lanes project in Virginia and the Presidio Parkway project in California.
Mr. Artin has been an active member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers regularly serving as faculty on its annual Bond Attorneys Workshop and heading up NABL working groups such as the task force to develop Considerations in Preparing Disclosure for Public Pensions among others. He graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo’s Law School in 1982 and from Southern Methodist University with an LL.M. in taxation in 1983.
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