Jason Webber focuses on United States and international corporate and financial transactions, particularly those related to the tender, development, financing, acquisition, and divestiture of energy, infrastructure, and natural resource projects.
He was named “Dealmaker of the Year” by the American Lawyer in 2016. His ability to structure innovative solutions that meet the business needs of his clients was also recognized by the Financial Times in its FT North America Innovative Lawyers 2015 report where Jason’s representation of Freeport LNG won first place in the category of “Innovation in Legal Expertise: Enabling Clients’ Business” and Jason himself was personally lauded by the Financial Times for his leadership of these ground breaking transactions.
Jason is the Co-Head of the Oil & Gas Industry Group, one of the Firm’s four key global industries. In that context, he has been very active representing clients in midstream energy infrastructure, LNG export and import facilities, petroleum refineries, and petrochemical projects in North America and globally.
He is also a member of the Firm’s Private Equity Group, where he focuses on mergers & acquisitions in the oil & gas, power, transportation/PPP, and other traditional and emerging infrastructure sectors.
Jason’s sponsor clients look to him to effectively and efficiently guide them through the life cycle of their projects and portfolio companies. Jason works shoulder to shoulder with his clients to develop or acquire, finance, and ultimately exit their investments.
He has represented clients in the negotiation of complex joint venture arrangements, the structuring of multi-billion dollar competitive auctions for cash equity financings, the structuring of bankable construction and commercial arrangements for new projects, the acquisition of infrastructure and natural resources concessions, and the sale and purchase of energy and infrastructure projects and portfolio companies.
Jason has also represented both sponsors and lenders in the negotiation and structuring of a wide array of debt financings, including commercial bank debt, mezzanine financings, tied and untied export credit facilities, acquisition financings, privately-placed notes, and underwritten project bonds.
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