David Aguilar is an infrastructure attorney with substantial experience in finance and real estate matters. At Nossaman, he assists clients in executing complex and innovative projects in the water, social, and transportation sectors.

Prior to joining Nossaman, David advised clients on real estate matters including commercial purchase, sale agreements, leasing and acquisition related to due diligence. Specifically, he represented buy side parties to M&A and lenders in finance transactions, and analyzed loan agreements to determine necessary amendments to accomplish client objectives.



Indiana Finance Authority/Indiana Department of Transportation – I-65/I-70 North Split Project. Key member of the legal team advising on this $316 million project that involves a complete reconstruction of the I-65/I-70 North Split interchange in Indianapolis. The Project will improve the safety and operations of the interchange and includes new or replacement of 42 bridges, rehabilitation of 6 bridges and replacement of 27.6 lane miles of pavement. I-65 and I-70 are, and will also include a non-tolled highway. An RFQ for the project was issued in April 2019 and a contract was awarded to Superior Construction Co., Inc. in June 2020. David’s duties include assisting with the technical review of proposals.

State of California Legislature – State Capitol Building Annex. Nossaman is advising the Joint Rules Committee of the State of California, through the Legislative Counsel’s Bureau, with respect to two significant State Capitol Building projects. One project is the demolition and replacement of the Capitol’s 66-year-old Annex. The project is a $500 million undertaking and is being delivered through a construction manager at risk contract. The new Annex will bring modern design features, better accessibility, more efficient energy use, and increased safety to the Capitol. Our services include drafting the procurement and contract documents for both the architect and the construction manager at risk. David’s duties include assisting with the technical review of proposals.

California High-Speed Rail Authority. Key member of the legal team advising on key elements of the high-speed train system connecting the state’s major urban centers. Among many assignments, Nossaman assisted in drafting procurement and contract documents and overseeing the award of a nearly $1 billion design-build contract to a Tutor Perini/Zachry/Parsons joint venture for the first 29-mile civil works section between Madera and Fresno. Nossaman is also advising the Authority regarding administration of the 22-mile design-build contract with a special-purpose entity of Ferrovial Agroman US Corp between one mile north of the Tulare/Kern County Line and Poplar Avenue and procurement of track and systems using a performance-based design-build-maintain delivery method. We have also assisted the Authority on a wide range of other legal issues, including organizational conflicts of interest and federal and state environmental permitting. David’s duties include statute and regulation research related to the small business program.



Community & Professional

Hispanic National Bar Association

Chicago Bar Association


Honors & Recognitions

Law Opportunity Fellowship, Recipient

Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Scholar, 2016



*Not licensed in California.


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