Jessica Mendoza's practice focuses on domestic and cross-border finance transactions. She regularly represents financial institutions, project sponsors, developers, and corporate borrowers on cross-border lending transactions in Latin America, including project finance and bilateral corporate finance transactions. She advises project sponsors and developers on engineering, procurement, and construction contracts.
Recent transactions include long-term financings for a toll road project in Colombia and an expansion of a port in Peru; a financing to fund the acquisition of a Brazilian state-owned oil operation in Paraguay; a financing to fund a sponsor's equity contribution in connection with a toll road project in Ohio; and the development, construction, and operation of photovoltaic solar power projects in Mexico and Argentina.
Jessica also has experience advising issuers, investment banks, and other market participants in connection with Regulation S and Rule 144A issuances of equity and debt securities, private placements, and other international capital markets transactions.
- University of Notre Dame (J.D. cum laude 2014); Florida International University (B.A. summa cum laude 2011; Phi Beta Kappa)