Gilbert D. Porter

Gilbert D. Porter is a partner in the New York office of Haynes and Boone. He is a member of the firm's Finance Practice and Co-Chair of the firm's Projects Practice. For more than 35 years his practice has included financial product development, project development and financing, structured lending, workouts, joint ventures, negotiated mergers and acquisitions, and mezzanine and venture financing. His span of work places a particular emphasis on the energy industry, telecommunications and other regulated industries and technology-based companies, both in the OECD and emerging markets.

Mr. Porter is a recognized leader and innovator in the area of project finance and infrastructure development, having played a prominent role in the development of the project finance model used in the U.S. independent power industry during the 1980s, its expansion into the de-regulated era of the 1990s, its translation to other industries and infrastructure, and its adaptation to the special challenges of emerging markets and the current competitive markets.

Mr. Porter is AV® Peer Review Rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell® Law Directory.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Porter was Co-Chair of the Global Finance Group and the Project Finance Group at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP. Before that, Mr. Porter was a founding partner, and the Managing Partner, of Porter & Travers.

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Areas of Practice 1) Projects, 2) Joint Ventures, 3) Mergers and Acquisitions, 4) Finance, 5) Energy, 6) Power, 7) Renewables and Regulatory, 8) LNG, 9) Clean Tech and 10) International
Law School University of Denver Sturm College of Law (J.D., 1977)
Education Clark University (B.A., 1974)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Haynes and Boone, LLP
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