Tara Higgins is the co-head of Orrick's Global Power Practice and is consistently recognized both nationally and globally by Chambers. Tara's practice focuses on the development financing, acquisition, dispositions, investment in, and restructuring of energy and infrastructure projects. Her extensive experience includes project financings, 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, and miscellaneous investor arrangements.
Tara has represented developers, lenders, multilateral agencies, and private equity and strategic investors in connection with conventional power, hydro electric, 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 developers, lenders, multilateral agencies, and private equity and strategic investors 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, Uganda, Senegal, Ghana, Mali, Venezuela and Mexico.
Prior to joining Orrick, Tara was the co-chair of Bingham McCutchen’s Energy and Project Finance Group.