Jeff Greenberg is Latham & Watkins’ Global Project Development & Finance Practice Chair. He is a former member of the firm’s Executive Committee as well as Managing Partner for the Los Angeles office. Mr. Greenberg was previously Vice Chair of the US Finance Department.
Mr. Greenberg represents financial institutions and private equity sponsors, as well as public and private companies, in connection with all phases of the development and financing of power (including gas, coal, wind, solar, landfill gas, biomass, and geothermal-fired power plants), oil refinery, ethanol, telecommunications, petrochemicals, fertilizer, and other infrastructure projects. Mr. Greenberg's experience includes the structuring and negotiation of financing arrangements, project contracts, secured commodity hedge agreements, and extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions of power plants.
Mr. Greenberg was named 2017 Project Finance Attorney of the Year by Power Finance & Risk and honored as an Energy & Environmental Trailblazer by the National Law Journal in June 2017 for his career accomplishments. Mr. Greenberg was cited as a leading project finance attorney from 2004 – 2019 and ranked Band 1 for Projects Nationwide from 2014 to 2019 by Chambers USA and Chambers Global. Overall, Mr. Greenberg has been ranked by Chambers for over 15 years. Chambers USA cited Mr. Greenberg as a “top of the list for power” project finance lawyer with particular experience in “the development and financing of the full range of energy and natural resource projects.” He is recognized as a Leading Lawyer for Project Finance, Energy Transactions, and Renewables by The Legal 500 US 2015 – 2019. He has also been recognized as a notable practitioner in IFLR1000 2018, and was named a Thought Leader – Global Elite for Project Finance by Who’s Who Legal 2019 – 2020. Who’s Who Legal cited Mr. Greenberg as “one of the premier project finance lawyers in the world.”