Rudy Salo is a Los Angeles-based public finance partner at Nixon Peabody LLP, a global law firm. Rudy has served as counsel on a broad range of community impact financings involving governmental entities, transportation systems, educational institutions, cultural institutions, and entertainment venues. His practice includes advising lenders in providing credit facilities, direct lending and lines of credit throughout California and the United States, often involving commercial real estate or other asset backed collateral. Some of the significant transportation projects Rudy has worked on include the financing of the SR237 Express Lanes expansion in Silicon Valley, Project Neon in Las Vegas, the New Tappan Zee Bridge, the extension of the SR91 Express Lanes into Riverside County, DART’s Orange Line extension to DFW Airport, the financial restructuring and sale of SR125 in San Diego, and the renovation of the City of Denver’s Union Station. He has also worked on the financing of several sports stadiums, including the Giants/Jets, Yankees, Padres, and Patriots’ stadiums.