Tara Higgins, a partner in the New York office, is co-head of the Global Power Practice. She focuses primarily on domestic and international energy and infrastructure-related projects, including project financings, credit enhancement facilities, high yield and bond financings, and other senior secured lending transactions, project development, restructurings and bankruptcy-related transactions, including Section 363 sales, mergers and acquisitions, joint development arrangements, limited partners, and other member investments and miscellaneous investor arrangements.
Tara has represented lenders, multilateral agencies and investment funds in connection with solar, wind, biomass and other alternative energy projects, midstream gas gathering and processing, gas pipelines and gas storage facilities, water and waste treatment plants, industrial plants, and transportation projects. She has represented multilateral agencies, private investment funds and lenders in equity investments and lending transactions in many countries, including Argentina, Bermuda, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Mauritius, the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, the Philippines, Panama, Russia and other former Soviet republics, Southeast Europe, South Africa, Turkey and Uganda.
Prior to joining Orrick, Tara was the co-chair of Bingham McCutchen’s Energy and Project Finance Group.