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Michael Graffagna is a partner and head of the firm’s Project Finance and Development Group, resident in the Tokyo office. Mr. Graffagna’s practice focuses on three areas: (1) representing developers/sponsors in the development and financing of infrastructure projects financed on a limited recourse basis; (2) representing developers/sponsors in the acquisition of infrastructure projects financed on a limited recourse basis, as well as the acquisition financing of same; and (3) representing contractors in the construction of infrastructure projects.
Mr. Graffagna has worked on many different types of projects, including nuclear, gas-fired, geothermal, coal-fired and hydro-electric power plants, mining projects, high speed and light rail, LNG regasification terminals and liquefaction facilities, gas and oil pipelines, oil fields, petrochemical facilities, water-related infrastructure, fiber optic undersea cable projects, cellular networks, and semiconductor fabrication facilities.
Mr. Graffagna has spent a significant portion of his career working in Tokyo, has a good working knowledge of the Japanese language, and his client base primarily consists of Japanese trading companies, utilities, manufacturers, and lending institutions.
|Areas of Practice||1) Project Finance | Japan, 2) Project Finance and 3) Acquisition Finance|
|Law School||Harvard Law School (J.D., 1989)|
|Education||University of Illinois (B.A., 1984)|
|Bar Member / Association||State Bar Of California, State Bar Of New York|
|Most recent firm||Morrison & Foerster LLP|
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