Loana Martín is a senior attorney in our Washington DC office specializing in energy and infrastructure project development and corporate transactions.

Throughout her career, Loana has provided clients with comprehensive advice in connection with the development of large-scale energy and infrastructure projects, mergers, acquisitions and myriad corporate transactions. She represents investors, developers, owner/sponsors, equipment manufacturers, contractors and other interested parties in the overall development, construction, management, ownership, operation and maintenance and financing of global infrastructure projects.

An integral part of Loana’s practice consists of drafting and negotiating agreements relating to the formation and structuring of strategic partnerships, consortia and project development vehicles, as well as the engineering, procurement, construction, operation and maintenance of developed projects.

She has represented public and private entities in developing projects throughout the world, including some of the most noteworthy and largest infrastructure projects in Mexico.

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  • Representing a consortium of US companies collectively pursuing the development of various rail and logistics projects in Africa, designed to build sustainable economic corridors that link various sub-Saharan African nations and provide safe and reliable supply chains to bring agricultural and mineral resources from interior sources to Atlantic ports.
  • Representing a leading Mexican energy infrastructure company in connection with the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and service and maintenance (SMA) of adjacent wind power projects in Baja California, Mexico, at the US-Mexico border, with an international electrical grid crossing for the export and sale of power into the state of California.
  • Advising an international infrastructure group on the finance, development, construction, maintenance and operation of complex and critical infrastructure, including the drafting and negotiation of power purchase agreements and enforcement of service agreements for military housing.
  • 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.
  • 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 various subsidiaries of a major Chinese construction company in connection with their participation in an Argentine 538 kilometer toll road PPP project in Argentina.
  • Advising global infrastructure companies in connection with FCPA compliance matters.


  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 2006
  • Universidad Alfonso X, Licenciatura en Derecho, 2006
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2001


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

Memberships & Affiliations

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


  • English
  • Spanish
  • Development counsel on the Los Ramones Sur Project – Project Finance International’s 2015 Americas Oil & Gas Deal of the Year
  • Development counsel on the Los Ramones Sur Project – IJGlobal’s Latin America Midstream Oil and Gas Deal of the Year, 2014
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