Mona Dajani, qualified as a lawyer in the United States and as a registered foreign lawyer in England, and a licensed professional engineer, serves as a lead lawyer in complex mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, financings and project development transactions involving energy and infrastructure facilities in the US and around the world. She is the global co-leader of Pillsbury’s energy and infrastructure projects team and also leads the renewable energy practice, which covers clean energy, clean energy technology, hydrogen and sustainable finance.
Ms Dajani focuses her global practice on Islamic finance, project finance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, sustainable finance, portfolio acquisitions, tax equity, construction and restructuring for government and private clients involving energy and infrastructure projects. In her over 20 years of practice, she has led numerous financing and acquisition or disposition and project development transactions involving solar, wind, hydrogen, hydroelectric, geothermal, biomass, waste to energy and net zero disruptive technology, such as connectivity, autonomous driving and e-mobility, as well as gasification, transmission lines and oil and gas pipelines. She has substantial experience with respect to syndicated loan and debt capital markets transactions, sustainable finance, environmental, social, and governance investing, syndicated commercial bank debt, commercial paper programmes and arranging capital for new and established energy and infrastructure companies. She has represented a wide variety of commercial and public institutions, sponsors, utilities, financial institutions, underwriters, energy and clean technology companies, private equity funds, investment banks and multilateral agencies in transactions throughout the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
Ms Dajani is on several boards, including: the American Council on Renewable Energy and ABANA, the preeminent US organisation for finance professionals and institutions with interest in the Middle East and North Africa; the Energy Lawyers Network; the Institute for Energy Law – International Section; the American Bar Association – Energy and Resources; and the American Bar Association – Vice Chair, Project Finance of the Energy Infrastructure and Siting Committee.
Ms Dajani is recognised as a leading lawyer by A Word About Wind Legal Power List, featured as a ‘Power Player’ in Financier Worldwide’s 2021 Distinguished Advisors Project Finance & Infrastructure special, winner of Law360’s MVP 2021 award in the Project Finance category, 2020 Environment & Energy Leader 100, a leading lawyer by The Best Lawyers in America (2013–present), The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Rising Legal Stars, Law360 and other publications.