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, disposition and restructuring of energy
and infrastructure projects.
Tara’s 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,
hydroelectric, solar, wind, biomass and other alternative energy projects,
midstream gas gathering and processing, interstate 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 multiple jurisdictions, including Argentina, Bermuda,
Brazil, Canada, Cayman Islands, Ghana, Ireland, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, the
Middle East, Panama, the Philippines, Russia and other former Soviet republics,
Senegal, South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, Turkey, Uganda and Venezuela.