Carlos A. Encinas is a senior associate with Alston & Bird’s Real Estate Group. He focuses his practice on public and project finance, infrastructure and public-private partnerships (P3), and development incentives.
Carlos’s public clients include cities, states, school districts, housing authorities, development authorities, transportation authorities, rail authorities, state higher education authorities, and state gas and electric authorities. His private clients include financial institutions, investment funds, health care systems, renewable energy companies, and developers. Additionally, companies in various other industries have relied on Carlos for development incentives and financings, real estate transactions, and other matters.
Carlos previously served as an attorney-advisor fellow at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He also served as an assistant corporation counsel in the City of Chicago Department of Law, where he worked on P3s, general obligation and revenue bonds, interest rate swaps, tax credits, real estate finance and development (including tax increment financing and other development incentives), affordable housing, telecommunications, state and federal grants, and public pensions.
Carlos was listed in the “Ones to Watch” category of The Best Lawyers in America© 2021–2023.