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Ranked in 4 Practice Areas
1
Project Finance
1 Years Ranked
1
Projects
19 Years Ranked
F
Projects
10 Years Ranked
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About

Provided by Cynthia Urda Kassis

Global

Practice Areas

Lead Industry Coordinator for Mining & Metals and partner in the Project Development & Finance practice.

Has considerable experience in Latin American project financings involving bank, agency, alternative and private placement financings, with extensive knowledge of the energy, infrastructure, mining and general manufacturing industries.

Career

American University Washington College of Law, J.D.

University of Notre Dame, M.A.

University of Virginia, B.A.

Admissions: New York

Personal

https://www.shearman.com/people/u/urda-kassis-cynthia

Chambers Review

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Global

Project Finance - Latin America - International Counsel
1
Band 1

Cynthia Urda Kassis "is a very balanced practitioner who clearly knows the project finance practice extremely well," according to an observer. Another interviewee states: "She is a pleasure to work with and understands the issues easily." Urda Kassis is recognised as one of the foremost figures in the project finance field in the region. She employs her in-depth experience to advise an array of blue-chip project sponsors on transactions in the natural resources sector across Chile, Brazil and Guatemala, among others.


Projects - USA
1
Band 1

Cynthia Urda Kassis is widely renowned for her expert representation of lenders and borrowers in international project finance across the mining sector. She offers expert advice to clients engaged in projects in numerous Latin American jurisdictions.
"She is a leader in her field. She has a real depth of knowledge of legal issues in the space, is very responsive and very pragmatic." "She is a legend."


Energy & Natural Resources - USA
F
Foreign expert in Latin America-wide

Cynthia Urda Kassis is an esteemed attorney held in high regard for her mining sector expertise. She is regularly engaged in the most significant mining transactions in Latin America.
"She clearly knows her area of practice extremely well and is a cool, calm adviser." "She is very experienced."


Projects - USA
F
Foreign expert in Latin America-wide

Cynthia Urda Kassis is widely renowned for her expert representation of lenders and borrowers in international project finance across the mining sector. She offers expert advice to clients engaged in projects in numerous Latin American jurisdictions.
"She is a leader in her field. She has a real depth of knowledge of legal issues in the space, is very responsive and very pragmatic." "She is a legend."

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