Jim Salerno focuses his practice in all stages of development for constructing and financing domestic and international energy and infrastructure projects. He represents developers, sponsors, investors and lenders in structuring and negotiating renewable power, energy storage, carbon capture, renewables, geothermal, hydro and nuclear generation projects, including the drafting and negotiation of project documents and related financing. Jim also represents lenders in domestic PPPs and clients in the mining and metals industries.
Jim also advises developers and lenders in the oil and gas industry, primarily in the Latin American and sub-Saharan Africa markets. He represents an array of clients, from institutional investors seeking access to natural resources to banks financing the construction of new and retrofit projects. Jim also represents parties in vendor and supplier financings, as well as subordinate lenders, hedge providers, offtakers, ECA’s and development finance institutions.
Jim frequently speaks on DOE issues. He also maintains an active pro bono practice in New York-based civic and community affairs.
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