Project Finance and Development

From early-stage development and regulatory issues through financing, mergers, acquisitions, restructurings and public offerings, we provide each of our clients with a hand-picked team that has experience across all major disciplines that affect investment in a project. We’ve guided our clients through upswings and downturns for more than 50 years, providing advice that’s cutting-edge as well as practical.

Our clients’ deals are often complex and pose unusual challenges. Because our lawyers have breadth and depth of experience across a wide range of industries and products, we look at things in a unique way. We prioritize solutions over specialization, ensuring our clients get things done the right way – not just the way they’ve been done in the past.

Clients appreciate our distinctive philosophy and methodological approach across a wide range of project work, including:

  • Experience across the full lifespan of a project, from early-stage development through project financing to mergers and acquisitions and workouts
  • A deep familiarity with the many industries we serve, including extensive reach into renewables
  • Global experience across a wide geographical footprint, with projects in more than 85 different countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Russia/CIS, Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Work with government and international agencies active in project finance and emerging market investment
  • Regulatory representation before federal and state commissions around the country
  • Cost-effective and efficient teams based on lean staffing with experienced support, so you get the representation you need and pay for nothing else
  • A hands-on approach in which your transaction will be led by a highly-experienced lawyer who brings sophisticated judgment and acumen to the project every day

We offer exceptional client service and collaborate across practices to bring the most relevant experience to your transaction, no matter how specialized. Our group has consistently been recognized as a National Tier 1 (the highest available rating) Project Finance Law practice by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers®, most recently in Best Law Firms 2020.

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SMU Dedman School of Law Names Tim Powers Among Distinguished Alumni
March 09, 2022

Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law this month will recognize Haynes and Boone, LLP Senior Counsel and former Managing Partner Tim Powers among the school’s Distinguished Alumni. Tim will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award for Private Practice during a special ceremony on Thursday, March 31, in Dallas. He will be honored alongside Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan L. H [...]