Jerônimo Soares de Sousa - McDermott Will & Emery


Jerônimo Soares de Sousa focuses his practice on complex mergers and acquisitions, both domestic and cross-border, throughout Latin America (with a special focus in Brazil). He also advises on domestic and cross-border project finance and corporate lending transactions, particularly in energy, infrastructure and industrials.

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  • Represented Enfinity Global Inc. in its sale of a 40% minority stake of its 400 MW U.S. operating portfolio, consisting of 28 operational solar PV power plants located in California, North Carolina and Idaho, to Japanese utility Kyushu Electric Power Co. Inc.
  • Represented a leading solar and storage developer, in connection with a tax equity investment from a leading tax equity investor, in a distributed generation portfolio of commercial-scale and community solar projects being developed throughout the United States
  • Represented American Electric Power Company, Inc., one of the largest investor-owned electric public utility holding companies in the United States, in negotiating the purchase agreement for the Mayapple Solar Project, a 224 MW solar project being developed by an affiliate of LightSource bp in Pulaski County, Indiana

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  • Câmara do Mercado – B3, arbitrator, 2021 to present
  • CAMESC – Brasil – Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem de Santa Catarina, arbitrator, 2020 to present
  • CAMES – Brasil – Câmara de Mediação e Arbitragem Especializada, arbitrator, 2019 to present

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University of Virginia School of Law, LLM, 2019
Universidade Federal Fluminense, LLB, 2005

New York