Loana Martin

Loana Martin

Associate

Loana Martín is an associate in the Energy & Natural Resources Practice Group in the Washington DC office. Loana focuses her practice on corporate transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors, developing natural gas pipelines, solar power plants and other major infrastructure projects in the US and Latin America.

Her experience includes advising clients on the structure of project development vehicles, and negotiating and drafting shareholders’, joint venture, joint development, merger, acquisition, divestiture and services agreements, as well as preparing related corporate documents. She has also provided counsel to clients on engineering, procurement and construction agreements and operation and maintenance agreements.

Prior to joining Squire Patton Boggs, Loana worked in Madrid where she focused her practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate compliance matters and capital markets.

Loana is a member of the New York State Bar, the Bar of the District of Columbia and the Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid.

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  • Representing various affiliates of Pemex in the corporate structure and management, development, construction, operation, ownership and financing of the Los Ramones Phase 2 natural gas transportation pipeline’s North and South segments with an expected capacity of 2.1 billion cubic feet per day. Awarded Project Finance International’s 2014 Americas Oil & Gas Deal of the Year.
  • Representing a large US-based solar power company in connection with the development, acquisition, operation and maintenance of various solar power projects throughout the US and Latin America.
  • Representing a leading Europe-based train manufacturer in competing for, negotiating and contracting for the supply and long-term operation and maintenance of light rail vehicles to several major US metropolitan transportation authorities, including in connection with the Maryland Purple Line Light Rail PPP Project.
  • Representing a Mexican publicly- traded subsidiary of Grupo CARSO, and eight guarantors in closing a US$1.1 billion refinancing agreement.
  • Representing a major North American natural gas transporter in analyzing the material risks arising from CFE public bidding processes and recommending mitigation mechanisms.
  • Representing a North American independent, nonprofit research corporation in analyzing the material risks arising from the public bidding processes for the operation and maintenance of the Gemini Observatory in Chile and advising on appropriate mitigation mechanisms.
  • Representing a US-based transportation association in analyzing the structure and material risks associated with its application for a grant funding opportunity for the California Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program – Light Duty Vehicle Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructure.
  • Representing a privately held company in the acquisition of a majority ownership interest in an energy company providing solar energy EPC and related services.

Education

  • American University, J.D., 2006
  • Universidad Alfonso X, licenciatura en derecho, 2006
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2001

Admissions

  • District of Columbia, 2015
  • New York, 2007
  • Spain, 2007

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Bar
  • Member, Hispanic Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • Member, Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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