Lawyer profile for USA 2021
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Ikenna Emehelu is a Projects partner in Norton Rose Fulbright’s New York office. Ike’s practice focuses on energy and infrastructure project finance transactions across the energy spectrum, including renewable energy, conventional power, energy storage and midstream sectors. He has also developed expertise on public private partnerships and transactions involving governments. Ike represents commercial and institutional lenders, developers, private equity and sovereign investors on domestic and international transactions. He has handled transactions in the United States, Africa and Latin America.
Ike worked on the project financing of two of the three largest onshore wind farms in the United States (Shepherds Flat, for which he represented the sponsors and Los Vientos, for which he represented the lenders). He has also led multiple award-winning solar and biomass project financings. Ike is recognized by Acritas, 2020 as an Acritas Star and by Legal 500 US as a recommended lawyer, Project finance, The Legal 500, 2019.
JD, Yale Journal of International Law, Yale Law School, 2002; BA, summa cum laude, University of Bridgeport, 1999