Partner

New York

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Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

New York

Jurisdictions:

New York
United States

Practice areas:

Project finance


Lauded by clients for his “superb business acumen and legal understanding,” Robert Freedman is recognized as a “highly respected” and leading lawyer in project finance by Chambers & Partners, IFLR 1000, Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers in Project Finance and The International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers. His practice focuses on finance and development, asset acquisitions and dispositions and complex work-outs and restructurings of infrastructure assets, internationally and in the United States. He represents developers, lenders and other parties across the breadth of infrastructure sectors, including power, renewables and sustainable development, oil and gas (upstream and downstream) and transportation. Mr. Freedman has been widely quoted in industry, national and international publications, including The New York Times and the Financial Times, on matters relating to renewables and other infrastructure sectors. Prior to joining Shearman & Sterling, Mr. Freedman was a Managing Director and Counsel with GE Energy Financial Services, the energy investment business of the General Electric Company. Mr. Freedman is co-head of the firm’s global Sustainable Development Group and is the firm’s former co-hiring Partner.

• Project Development & Finance

• Leveraged Finance

• Mexico Energy Reforms

• Basel III — Regulatory Capital

• Power

• Sustainable Development

• Infrastructure/Transportation Projects

• Technology

• Oil & Gas

• Financial Institutions

• Nuclear

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1996, cum laude

State University of New York at Binghamton, B.S., 1993, summa cum laude