Mona Dajani, qualified as a lawyer in the U.S., 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 United States and around the world. She is the global co-leader of the firm’s Energy and Infrastructure Projects Team and also leads the Renewable Energy practice, which covers clean energy, clean energy technology, hydrogen and sustainable finance.

Mona focuses her global practice on project finance, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, sustainable finance, portfolio acquisitions, tax equity, construction and/or 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/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, ESG, syndicated commercial bank debt, commercial paper programs, 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.

Professional Highlights

  • Recognized by Chambers USA as a leading lawyer for Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, on the A Word about Wind’s Legal Power List, as a “Power Player” in Financier Worldwide’s Project Finance & Infrastructure – Distinguished Advisors list, as a Law360 2020 and  2021 MVP in Project Finance, and on the Environment+Energy Leader 100.
  • Honored as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Chartered Construction Lawyers Society of America, The Best Lawyers in America, The Legal 500, IFLR1000, Rising Legal Stars, and other publications.
  • Regular contributor and commentator for Wall Street JournalInternational Financial Times, CNN RadioAxiosPOLITICO, Bloomberg Energy, FOX News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, National Public Radio and USA Today, among others.

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Education

  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law, Chicago

    M.B.A., University of St. Thomas

    B.A./B.S., University of Illinois

Admissions

  • New York

    Illinois

    England and Wales (Registered Foreign Lawyer)

Courts

  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

    Southern District of New York

Languages

  • French

    Arabic