Suyash S. Raiborde

Special Counsel  |  Greenville

Meet Suyash

Suyash Raiborde’s practice focuses on public finance and infrastructure projects. In this capacity, Suyash routinely represents governmental entities, developers, 501(c)(3) organizations (including public universities and not-for-profit hospitals), issuers, and lenders in tax-exempt and taxable debt and other financing options. Suyash also has experience representing governmental entities with their infrastructure development projects using alternative project delivery models, including public-private partnerships (P3/PPP), design-build, progressive design-build, design-build-operate-maintain (DBOM), and design-build-finance-operate-maintain (DBFOM), among others.

In addition to his public finance and infrastructure practice, Suyash advises domestic and international privately-held companies with their corporate needs.

Suyash is licensed in New York and South Carolina.

Suyash previously worked with Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd from 2016-2019. Before rejoining our firm, he worked for a national law firm based in New York City.


  • ·  Representing a start-up senior care community as bond counsel in the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt bonds structured as publicly-offered, senior, subordinate, and junior subordinate capital appreciation bonds
  • ·  Serving as bond counsel in the conduit issuance of tax-exempt healthcare revenue bonds for one of the largest healthcare systems in the Southeast
  • ·  Represented a South Carolina university as bond and development counsel in the financing and development of an on-campus student housing project
  • ·  Routinely serves as Issuer’s counsel
  • ·  Serve as bond and development counsel for a local government entity in the development of a sports and entertainment facility
  • ·  Represented a borrower (a manufacturer of store-brand vitamin and nutritional supplements) in an asset-based lending (ABL) transaction secured by inventory and other collateral and term loan secured by real estate, in an aggregate amount of $255 million
  • ·  Represented a nearly $1 billion local government redevelopment project in a downtown corridor with a private counterparty
  • ·  Represented a tenant in a leasing transaction for a medical office building portfolio valued at $240 million
  • ·  Represented a Chinese manufacturer in corporate and real estate matters related to a $300 million foreign direct investment

Examples of Suyash’s past work are included below:

  • ·  Served as bond counsel for a state port authority on recent issuances of revenue bonds, subordinated obligations, commercial paper and special facility revenue bonds for fuel system improvements in Massachusetts
  • ·  Served as disclosure counsel for an international airport in Utah
  • ·  Negotiated the long-term lease and development agreement with a private airport operator in an airport expansion project in Connecticut
  • ·  Represented a transportation authority procurement of a multi-station design-build-maintenance ADA accessibility station upgrade project in New York City
  • ·  Represented a transportation authority in Florida on an autonomous vehicle system program, including the procurement for the first phase of the program
  • ·  Represented a local government entity in connection with a hybrid design-build-finance-operate-maintain (DBFOM) P3 project in Colorado
  • ·  Represented city and county governments in connection with an availability payment procurement for the local rapid transit system in Hawaii
  • ·  Represented a county transportation authority in California in connection with a design-build project to replace an aging viaduct over an active rail yard
  • Emory University, J.D., 2016
  • ​North Greenville University, B.A., 2012
  • South Carolina, 2016
  • New York, 2020
Honors and Awards
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch Construction Law (2024)
  • South Carolina Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” Government Contracts (2023-2024)
  • Super Lawyers® “Rising Stars” Government Contracts (2022, New York, NY)
  • North Greenville University Alumni Association, 2019 Young Alumnus Award
  • Emory International Law Review, Executive Board Member
Professional and Civic Activities
  • New York City Bar Association, Member (2023-Present)
  • ​Greenville County Bar Association, Member (2016-Present), Executive Committee (2018-2019)
  • ​YMCA – Judson Community Center, Board of Directors (2018-2019)
Presentations and Publications
  • Transit Mega Projects: Legal Issues,” (Co-author) The National Academies Press, Transportation Research Board (TRB) Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Legal Research Digest 60 (2023)
  • “Project Delivery: An Overview of Public-Private Partnerships and Alternative Project Delivery Methods in the United States,” Greenville County Bar Year-End CLE, February 11, 2022
  • ​“How do I Deliver a Project with the P3 Model? Best Practices for a Successful Procurement Process,” Public-Private Partnership Government Conference, Arlington, VA, December 8, 2021
  • “Private Investments in Airports,” 37th Annual Airport Law Workshop, Washington D.C., October 19, 2021