Christa L. Maiorano

Associate

Washington DC
United States
T:+1 202 974 5706
Washington DC
United States
T:+1 202 974 5706
Christa L. Maiorano

Christa L. Maiorano

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Biography

Christa Maiorano is a member of the project finance, energy and infrastructure group.


Professional experience

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JD, Cornell Law School, 2016
BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Wake Forest University, 2009

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Ongoing representation of Overseas Private Investment Corporation, Banco Centroamericano de Integración Económica, Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij Voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V. (FMO) and Finnish Fund for Industrial Cooperation Ltd. on the financing of ten 10 MW solar PV power plants and related assets in El Salvador.
  • Ongoing representation of Overseas Private Investment Corporation in connection with two small (less than 6 MW) hydropower projects in Bundibugyo District, Uganda.
  • Ongoing representation of the Government of the Republic of Togo and the Government of the Republic of Ghana in connection with the Ghana-Togo Transboundary Water Supply Project.
  • Represented the lenders on the over US$2.4 billion restructuring of the 531 MW Alto Maipo hydroelectric power project in Chile, sponsored by AES Gener S.A., and then again on the over US$3 billion second restructuring of the same project.
  • Represented International Finance Corporation and Overseas Private Investment Corporation in connection with the financing of the 47.5 MW/AC Bangweulu solar PV power project in Zambia.  The principal project sponsors are Neoen, S.A.S. and First Solar, Inc.  This was the first project to be tendered, developed and financed under the World Bank Group's Scaling Solar program.  This transaction was named the 2017 "African Renewables Deal of the Year" by IJGlobal.
  • Represented International Finance Corporation and Banque Ouest Africaine de Développement in connection with the financing of the 19 MW expansion of the Tobene heavy fuel-oil fired diesel power generation plant in Senegal, bringing the total capacity of the plant to 115 MW.  The principal project sponsor is Melec PowerGen, Inc.
  • Education and curriculum development volunteer, US Peace Corps/Rwanda, 2009–2012
  • Editor-in-Chief, Cornell International Law Journal, 2015–2016