March 23, 2020

Mr. Kamine is a leading practitioner focusing on international energy and infrastructure projects in Latin America and around the world

New York, NY (March 23, 2020) --- Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP today announced that Jorge Kamine has joined the firm as a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department, based in the firm’s Washington DC office. He joins the Latin America practice, and his practice will focus on corporate and finance transactions involving international energy and infrastructure projects in Latin America and globally.

For over 20 years, Mr. Kamine has focused his practice on a broad array of transactions involving international energy and infrastructure projects, including extensive experience with the structuring, financing and acquisition and divestment of those projects. His work and experience has spanned the energy industry and included numerous award-winning and first-of-its-kind projects and transactions involving renewables and other types of power generation projects, midstream projects including LNG liquefaction and regasification facilities and oil and gas pipelines; and upstream oil and gas exploration, development and processing facilities. Mr. Kamine has also worked on public-private partnerships and other investments involving infrastructure projects, particularly those involving rail and water supply and sanitation. He has led projects and transactions in over 25 countries throughout the world with significant experience working in several countries across Latin America and the Caribbean.

“I am delighted to welcome Jorge to Willkie,” said Maria-Leticia Ossa Daza, partner and head of Willkie’s Latin America practice. “Jorge’s strong transactional background in the energy and infrastructure industries will be a tremendous benefit to our clients. His addition underscores Willkie’s commitment to the Latin American region and the strategic expansion of our team to better serve our clients.”

“I am very excited about the opportunity to work with Maria-Leticia in expanding Willkie’s practice in Latin America and in global energy and infrastructure projects,” said Mr. Kamine. “There are tremendous opportunities for growth in the region, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors, and I believe Willkie is well-positioned with its exceptional industry experience to serve as a tremendous platform from which Maria-Leticia and I can advise a broad array of international clients in pursuing these opportunities in the key economies in Latin America.”

Mr. Kamine joins Willkie from Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. He also previously served as an attorney in the Latin America and the Caribbean practice group of The World Bank and as a lawyer at a leading, international energy law firm based in Houston.

Mr. Kamine has been recognized by Latin Lawyer 250 and The Legal 500: Latin America for his project finance, energy and infrastructure sector work in the region. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at various conferences and seminars on topics related to energy projects and policies in Latin America and the United States, particularly the financing of energy projects. He is active in crossborder pro bono transactions and with various organizations involved in cross-border transactions and foreign policy, including the ABA’s Business and International Sections, American Society of International Law, Consejo Mexicano de Asuntos Internacioneles (COMEXI), Council on Foreign Relations, Harvard Law & International Development Society, and Inter-American Dialogue, among other organizations.

Mr. Kamine received a JD from Harvard Law School and a BA, cum laude, from Rice University.

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