Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has appointed project finance specialist Dino Barajas as a partner in Los Angeles.
Formerly of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Barajas is joined by ex-Goodwin Procter LLP partner Elliot Hinds, strengthening the renewable energy and project finance practices at Akin Gump.
Barajas’s practice concentrates on domestic and international renewable energy projects with particular emphasis on Latin American infrastructure development.
Commenting on the move, he says, “Joining one of the world’s premier energy transactional teams is an exciting step for Elliot and me.” He adds: “The team’s depth and variety of experience in all aspects of the energy industry will permit us to provide clients with the highest level of client service and insight into the latest market requirements that drive the development and financing of projects in the current market.”
Dino Barajas features in The International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers.