INDUSTRIES & PRACTICES

project experience

Project Development & Finance
WE HELP CLIENTS STRUCTURE, FINANCE AND COMPLETE KEY STRATEGIC PROJECTS IN MANY INDUSTRIES AND REGIONS.

Overview

With a network of 19 offices strategically located across North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific, Dorsey has proven experience in all aspects of project development and finance covering numerous industries and serving a wide range of clients. Our experience includes investor-owned utilities, independent power producers, cooperatives, large industrial companies, banks, governmental agencies, private companies and others.

We combine our extensive experience with evolving financing techniques, our in-depth knowledge of the public-private partnership development model and our keen understanding of real estate, land use, construction and design and environmental matters in order to contribute significantly to a project’s success.

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Experience in a Full Spectrum of Industries and Projects + -

Experience

Representative Work 

  • Counsel to mining company in connection with $200 million project financing of precious metals mine in Nevada.
  • Counsel to mining company in connection with $55 million project financing of a precious metals mine in Nevada.
  • Counsel to purchaser in connection with the acquisition and project financing of a 100 million gallon ethanol production facility in North Dakota.
  • Counsel to administrative agent with respect to project financing of a water desalinization facility in Massachusetts.
  • Counsel to project company in connection with $423 million project financing (equity, subordinated debt and senior debt) and development of three 100-million gallon ethanol facilities, located in Indiana, Nebraska and Ohio.
  • Counsel to project company in connection with $939 million leveraged lease financing ($179 million lease equity, $760 million rule 144A note issue) for development of a 400 MW coal plant in Arizona.
  • Counsel to developer/borrower in connection with the structuring, negotiation and implementation of a $2.5 billion revolving construction credit facility, utilized to finance the construction of 14 state-of-the-art, natural gas-fired power plants located throughout the United States.
  • Counsel to developer/borrower in connection with the structuring, negotiation and implementation of a $1 billion revolving construction credit facility, utilized to finance the construction of 8 state-of-the-art, natural gas-fired power plants located throughout the United States.

Accolades

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Leading Public Finance Law Firm

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Top Banking and Finance Law Firm

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Top Land Use & Zoning Law Practice

Chambers Leading Construction Practice 2021

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Top Tax Law Firm

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Tier 1 Securities-Capital Markets Practice

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Top M&A Law Firm

US News Best Lawyers 2021 Leading Securities Regulation Law Firm

Best Law Firms-25 Nationally Ranked Dorsey Practices 2021

69 Dorsey Leading Lawyers-Chambers 2021

135 Dorsey Lawyers-50+ Practices Best Lawyers 2021

Contacts

Michael Pignato
Practice Group Co-Chair
David Swanson
Practice Group Co-Chair

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Construction & Design
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Environmental
  • Lending Transactions
  • Mining
  • Public Finance
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Tax