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Global USA Projects

Projects: Power, Projects: Oil & Gas and Projects: Mining & Metals are firm only tables. Individual lawyers who practice across these three areas are recognized in the overall projects table. This section may include projects practitioners with broad-based projects expertise who are also ranked in Projects: LNG, Projects: PPP, Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy or Projects: Agency Financing. Please see the sub-section definitions below for the type of work covered by practitioners ranked in this section.

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Senior Statespeople
  1. Arthur Scavone
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    Arthur Scavone
    White & Case LLP
    White & Case LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Senior Statespeople | 21 Years Ranked
    Arthur Scavone is a highly regarded project finance lawyer with expertise spanning conventional power, renewables and LNG facility development. He advises both developers and investors.
  2. Victor DeSantis
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    Victor DeSantis
    White & Case LLP
    White & Case LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Senior Statespeople | 21 Years Ranked
    Victor DeSantis is equally adept at handling domestic and international projects matters on behalf of a broad client base. He offers project financing and development expertise spanning the power and oil and gas sectors. He has experience working on projects across Latin America.
  3. Peter F Fitzgerald
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Senior Statespeople
  4. Richard Shutran
    Winston & Strawn LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Senior Statespeople
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Band 1
  1. Cynthia Urda Kassis
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    Cynthia Urda Kassis
    Shearman & Sterling LLP
    Shearman & Sterling LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 21 Years Ranked
    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.
  2. 1
    Daniel D Bartfeld
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 15 Years Ranked
    Daniel Bartfeld has a wealth of domestic and international experience in the financing and acquisition of projects across the oil and gas, power and mining sectors. He is the global practice leader for energy, projects and infrastructures and frequently acts for lenders, borrowers and multilateral agencies. He has particular expertise in Latin American projects work.
  3. Robert Freedman
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    Robert Freedman
    Paul Hastings LLP
    Paul Hastings LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 12 Years Ranked
    Robert Freedman has an impressive track record of advising private equity funds, institutional investors and commercial banks on complex and high-value financings for conventional and renewable power projects.
  4. 1
    William B Bice
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1 | 13 Years Ranked
    William Bice is an attorney of exceptional capability well known for his project financing work in the power space. He also advises on development and restructuring matters.
  5. Jeffrey Greenberg
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1
  6. Jonathan Rod
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1
  7. Keith Martin
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1
  8. Noam Ayali
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1
  9. Rohit Chaudhry
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1
  10. Todd E Alexander
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. 2
    Allan T Marks
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Allan Marks is highly regarded for his work assisting sponsors and lenders on a broad array of project financings. He is particularly expert in PPP structures.
  2. 2
    Daniel J Michalchuk
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    Daniel Michalchuk is a well-known project finance attorney, who has expertise across oil and gas and electric power projects. He advises on domestic US and international developments.
  3. G Alan Rafte
    2
    G Alan Rafte
    Bracewell LLP
    Bracewell LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 18 Years Ranked
    Highly regarded for his oil and gas industry expertise, Alan Rafte frequently handles high-value and complex project financing for prominent sector clients. He also advises on development aspects of upstream and midstream projects.
    Key sectors
    Energy and Utilities|Financial Investors|Property, Construction and Infrastructure
  4. Gregory Tan
    2
    Gregory Tan
    Paul Hastings LLP
    Paul Hastings LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Gregory Tan has an impressive lender-side practice, managing project finance and development work across the entire energy sector as well as in PPP infrastructure. He has significant experience working on projects across Latin America. "Greg takes a pragmatic approach and his extensive knowledge is a benefit on any transaction." "He is a pro-deal lawyer with an in-depth knowledge of the market."
  5. Jason Webber
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    Jason Webber
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 8 Years Ranked
    "He is very pragmatic and can perform extraordinarily well under intense time pressure. He can translate complex commercial and legal considerations into documents in a manner that is clear and concise."
  6. Jeff Schroeder
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    Jeff Schroeder
    Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
    Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    "Jeff is a very commercially savvy lawyer. He understands what the business goals are and works to create a structure that reaches those goals while mitigating risk." "As he has done so much of this he understands how everything works in the minutiae. He gets you to the right place with a well-balanced approach and explains the facts very clearly."
  7. Lance T Brasher
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    Lance T Brasher
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    Lance Brasher is a highly regarded attorney able to advise on sophisticated project financings across the energy industry. He also counsels on PPP structures for infrastructure projects.
  8. Steven Miles
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    Steven Miles
    Baker Botts LLP
    Baker Botts LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 13 Years Ranked
    Steven Miles has substantial experience advising on the financing and development of the most complex and high-value LNG infrastructure projects.
  9. Tara A Higgins
    2
    Tara A Higgins
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 12 Years Ranked
    Tara Higgins has an impressive breadth of expertise across the renewables sector, where she offers expert representation in the development and financing of single projects and portfolios. She also advises on the acquisition and sale of both assets and project companies.
  10. Tomer Pinkusiewicz
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    Tomer Pinkusiewicz
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2 | 14 Years Ranked
    "He is highly skilled both on the technical and commercial sides. His lengthy career and experience adds value to any discussion or negotiation - it is difficult to find another lawyer like him." "He is incredibly thorough; he can catch small details in a contract that no one else would notice. He is also able extremely practical; when there is an issue you are concerned about, he is able to focus on what matters and get the best result."
  11. Barry N Machlin
    Mayer Brown LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  12. Kent Rowey
    Allen & Overy LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  13. Mark P Weitzel
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  14. Matthew Henegar
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2
  15. Sergio J Galvis
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 2
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Band 3
  1. Brian A Bradshaw
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    Brian A Bradshaw
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Brian Bradshaw is recognised for advising clients on project finance and development across the conventional power, renewables and LNG sectors.
  2. 3
    David Lieberman
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
    Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    David Lieberman has notable experience in the conventional power and renewable project financing and development. He is particularly knowledgeable of refinancing structures.
  3. Elena Millerman
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    Elena Millerman
    White & Case LLP
    White & Case LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 8 Years Ranked
    "She is extremely proactive, hard-working, focused and up to speed on issues large and small." "She is thoughtful, thorough and always available to drive the deal forward."
  4. Julia A Czarniak
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    Julia A Czarniak
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Julia Czarniak is a strong performer in domestic and international project finance across the LNG and broader oil and gas sectors.
  5. Benjamin Y Koenigsberg
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  6. Blake H Winburne
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  7. Christopher L Mann
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  8. Gregory K Smith
    Morrison Foerster | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  9. Inosi Nyatta
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  10. John G Mauel
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  11. Paul L Weber
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  12. Tatiana Monastyrskaya
    Kirkland & Ellis LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  13. Warren H Lilien
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
  14. Wayne W Song
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 3
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Band 4
  1. 4
    Alexander Borisoff
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    "His key attributes are his experience, commercial nature and ability to work with both sides to come to a mutually satisfactory agreement." "He's a very good lawyer who is able to strike a balance between what lenders want and what borrowers can achieve."
  2. 4
    Carolina Walther-Meade
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 14 Years Ranked
    Carolina Walther-Meade is well known for her representation of lenders and sponsors in domestic and international project financing in the energy, mining and transportation sectors. She is particularly knowledgeable of Latin America markets.
  3. Hugh Tucker
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    Hugh Tucker
    Haynes and Boone, LLP
    Haynes and Boone, LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 10 Years Ranked
    Hugh Tucker of Haynes and Boone is noted for his robust oil and gas sector practice advising clients on development, finance, M&A and joint venture matters.
  4. 4
    Jaime Ramirez
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Jaime Ramirez is commended for his work in significant project financings as well as acquisition and divestiture transactions. He has considerable expertise in Latin American jurisdictions.
  5. Jessica N Adkins
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    Jessica N Adkins
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    Jessica Adkins' clients benefit from her expert handling of both traditional power and renewable project financings.
  6. Jorge Kamine
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    Jorge Kamine
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 1 Years Ranked
    "He is an innovative and creative attorney who is great at client management." "He is a very detailed and a very good technical lawyer."
  7. Marius Griskonis
    4
    Marius Griskonis
    White & Case LLP
    White & Case LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    Marius Griskonis has an impressive breadth of expertise spanning the development, financing, acquisition and sale of renewable energy infrastructure. He advises on complex single project and large portfolio transactions.
  8. Paul S Kraske
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    Paul S Kraske
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 12 Years Ranked
    Paul Kraske focuses his practice on the development, financing, acquisition and sale of transmission infrastructure, with further experience advising on wind and solar projects.
  9. Robert Stephens
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    Robert Stephens
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 10 Years Ranked
    Robert Stephens has particular expertise in tailored project financing structures in the conventional and renewable power sectors, including secured wind hedges and revenue put hedges.
  10. 4
    Roland Estevez
    Milbank LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4 | 8 Years Ranked
    Roland Estevez lends his expertise to complex project financing arrangements in Latin America. He works across both traditional and renewable asset classes.
  11. Catherine McCarthy
    Clifford Chance US LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  12. Christopher Cross
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  13. David J Penna
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  14. Douglas M Fried
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  15. John R.R. Tormey
    Mayer Brown LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  16. Kenneth W Hansen
    Norton Rose Fulbright | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  17. Lori Ann Bean
    Clifford Chance US LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  18. Matt Archer
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  19. Melissa Raciti-Knapp
    Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  20. Michael Muller
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  21. Neeraj Arora
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  22. Richard Filosa
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  23. Timothy P Callahan
    McGuireWoods LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
  24. Werner Federico Ahlers
    Sullivan & Cromwell LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Band 4
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Up and Coming
  1. Amy C. Maloney
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    Amy C. Maloney
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming | 1 Years Ranked
    "She is always very on top of things, has a very good sense of where the market is and has good commercial judgement." "She works through sticky issues with the other side in a manner that is extremely productive, efficient and levelled to a good result."
  2. Noreen Phelan
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    Noreen Phelan
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming | 1 Years Ranked
    Noreen Phelan represents a strong choice for private equity and other investors engaged in single project, portfolio or project company A&D.
  3. Chirag Dedania
    Latham & Watkins LLP | Projects
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming
  4. Kelann Stirling
    Kirkland & Ellis | Projects
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming
  5. Roald Nashi
    Kirkland & Ellis | Projects
    Global 2022 | Up and Coming