Dino E. Barajas is a member of the firm’s global project finance and corporate practice groups and focuses his practice on domestic and international project development and finance, with particular emphasis on Latin American infrastructure project financings, debt financings, and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
Mr. Barajas represents lenders, investors and developers in a wide range of domestic and international project financings in the energy, power, infrastructure and commercial sectors, as well as in traditional banking, structured finance, M&A, corporate finance, asset finance, joint ventures and venture capital transactions. His clients include commercial lenders, institutional investors, investment funds, project sponsors, and public and private companies. Mr. Barajas has worked on transactions in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guam, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States, Yemen and elsewhere.
Mr. Barajas is currently a member of the Los Angeles office’s diversity committee.
Mr. Barajas received his J.D. in 1993 from Harvard Law School and his B.A. summa cum laude in 1990 from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he was awarded the “Outstanding Graduating Senior Award” and the “Distinguished Scholar Award” and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society. Mr. Barajas is fluent in Spanish.