Jessica Mendoza's practice focuses on domestic and cross-border finance transactions. She regularly represents financial institutions, project sponsors, developers, and corporate borrowers on transactions in the United States and Latin America, including project finance and bilateral corporate finance transactions. She also advises project sponsors and developers on engineering, procurement, and construction contracts; operations and maintenance contracts; and other project documents.
Recent transactions include representing the: borrower in a financing to fund a sponsor's equity contribution in connection with a toll road project in Ohio; sponsors in connection with a toll road project in Colombia; sponsors in connection with the expansion of a port in Peru; sponsors in connection with a hydro project in Peru; borrower in a financing to fund the acquisition of Brazilian state-owned oil operations in Paraguay; and developer in the development, construction, and operation of various photovoltaic solar power projects in Mexico and Argentina.
Jessica also has experience advising issuers, investment banks, and other market participants in 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)
- Best Lawyers in America "Ones to Watch" — banking and finance law (2021)