Allan Marks

Allan Marks is a partner at Milbank LLP, based in Los Angeles. Corporations, private equity funds, institutional investors, lenders and sponsors globally rely on Allan to stucture, negotiate and execute the development and financing of complex energy and infrastructure projects and related acquisitions, restructurings, and capital markets transactions. He has special expertise in the power and renewable energy, water, transportation, biofuels, telecommunications, airports, rail and ports sectors.

Allan created and hosts the Law, Policy & Markets: Milbank Conversations podcast and speaks and publishes frequently on sustainability, infrastructure, renewable energy, cross-border transactions, risk management, public-private partnerships, and economic and regulatory policy. He is a regular contributor to Forbes and serves as an editorial board member of Law360 for Project Finance.

Allan is an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley, both at the Law School and the Haas School of Business, and is a member of the Pacific Council on International Policy. He was the founding co-chair of the State Bar of California Real Estate Sub-Section on Public-Private Infrastructure.

Allan is ranked as one of the world’s leading project finance lawyers by Chambers GlobalChambers USAChambers Latin America, a “Leading Lawyer” for Project Finance in IFLR1000, an “Expert” by Who’s Who Legal for Project Finance, a “Leading Lawyer” in Energy: Renewable/Alternative in Legal 500, and was named one of California’s “Top 50 Development Lawyers” by the Daily Journal.

Allan earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley Law School, and his B.A. in International Studies from The Johns Hopkins University.


B.A., Johns Hopkins University
J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law