Karen Wong has been a partner in Milbank’s global project finance group since 1996 and is resident in the Los Angeles office. Ms Wong has represented sponsors and financing parties in connection with the development, acquisition, financing and restructuring of power, petrochemical and other infrastructure facilities in Asia and North America. In the past few years, she has focused her practice on the renewable energy sector and has represented a number of financing parties in debt and tax equity financings, M&A transactions and leveraged lease and single-investor lease transactions involving wind, solar, hydro and biomass projects, as well as representing the project sponsors of several coal and petroleum coke gasification projects in the United States.
In 2018, Euromoney Legal Media Group named Ms Wong as Best in Energy, Natural Resources and Mining and she was selected as one of the Daily Journal ’s top 25 clean-tech lawyers in California and featured as one of the state’s top 75 women lawyers. She is listed as a leading project finance lawyer in IFLR1000, Chambers USA and Chambers Global for projects and Who’s Who Legal, and was recommended in PLC Which lawyer? for banking and finance.