Cameron B. Lyons leads clients in financing transactions across credit markets in the energy and infrastructure space.

Mr. Lyons provides solutions-oriented advice in fast-paced transactions to commercial bank lenders, private equity firms, strategic sponsors, and developers on project financings, acquisition financings, and other energy and infrastructure-related transactions relating to:

  • Renewable energy, including onshore and offshore wind, distributed generation and utility-scale solar, and battery storage projects
  • Oil and gas, including midstream and LNG
  • Thermal power, including natural gas-fired power plants and geothermal plants
  • Other infrastructure, including transmission assets and data centers

Mr. Lyons maintains an active pro bono practice, including leading Latham’s Small Business Solutions initiative, which guides low-income entrepreneurs on the legal aspects of starting a business.

He previously served on the firm’s global Associates Committee.

Mr. Lyons’ experience includes representing:


  • The note purchasers in multiple 4(a)(2) note issuances for a dynamic portfolio of AES Clean Energy renewable energy projects 
  • Commercial bank lenders in AES Clean Energy’s US$2.5 billion construction warehouse facility (Proximos 2022 Deal of the Year)
  • Commercial bank lenders in the construction financing of the 800 MW Vineyard Wind Project, the first large-scale offshore wind project in the United States (PFIs Global ESG Deal of the Year)
  • Terra-Gen in construction debt and tax equity financings of multiple battery storage and combined battery storage and solar projects, including the:
    • Multi-phased Lockhart 160 MW solar project and 180 MWh battery storage project in San Bernardino County, California
    • 320 MWh Sagebrush battery storage project in Mojave, California
    • 460 MWh Valley Center battery storage project in Valley Center, California
  • Apex Clean Energy in the construction debt financing of the 225 MW Great Pathfinder Wind Project in Boone and Hamilton Counties, Iowa
  • Ares Capital in the construction debt and tax equity financing of the 121 MW Ford Ridge Wind Project in Ford County, Illinois
  • Vivint Solar in:
    • A US$300 million mezzanine debt financing with Brookfield Infrastructure Debt Fund
    • Several multi-party residential solar project portfolio financing structures, including cash and tax equity, and senior debt components
  • The note purchasers in Cypress Creek Renewables’ mezzanine debt financing
  • SunStrong Capital Holdings in a US$216 million private placement back-leveraged debt financing of three separate portfolios of rooftop solar systems, each with separate tax-equity financings
  • Invenergy in a construction financing for a 202.5 MW onshore wind project


  • Silicon Valley Bank in the back-levered construction financing of a portfolio of Bloom Energy fuel-cell electricity generators
  • The lead arrangers in the term loan B financing of I Squared Capital’s acquisition of Atlantic Power
  • AMP Capital in the direct-lending mezzanine financing of the 1,875 MW Guernsey Power Project
  • The coordinating lead arranger in a term loan B refinancing of the Channelview natural-gas fueled cogeneration facility
  • Invenergy in the 4(a)(2) note and term loan A construction financing of the Lackawanna Energy Center, a 1,485 MW gas-fired power plant in Pennsylvania (Power Finance & Risk’s North America Conventional Power Project Finance Deal of 2016)

Oil & Gas

  • ArcLight Capital Partners in the term loan B acquisition financing of an interest in the Gulf Coast Express natural gas pipeline
  • Term loan A lenders in the financing of NextEra Energy Partners’ acquisition of an interest in the Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline
  • A Cheniere subsidiary in the Midship natural gas pipeline’s term loan A construction financing (IJGlobal’s North America Midstream O&G Deal of the Year 2019)
  • ArcLight Capital Partners in the financing of a minority interest in a deep-water offshore oil and gas processing facility
  • Venture Global in the Calcasieu Pass LNG export facility’s construction financing (Project Finance International’s North America Deal of the Year 2019 and IJGlobal’s North America LNG Deal of the Year 2019)
  • Sendero Midstream Partners, a midstream natural gas company, in a revolving credit facility financing
  • A private equity investment fund in the financing of a distressed offshore natural gas exploration and development asset


  • The commercial bank lenders in an approximately US$500 million construction financing of an alkylate production facility in Pasadena, Texas
  • Orion Energy Partners in the construction financing of a wood pellet manufacturing facility in Arkansas
  • Brookfield in a direct term loan to a deep-water, dry bulk terminal in Jacksonville, Florida
  • A private investment fund in the direct-lending construction financing of a magnesium recycling and production facility
  • AMP Capital in the direct-lending mezzanine financing of data centers in Chicago, Dublin, and Amsterdam
  • The 4(a)(2) note purchasers in a project-level private placement and a holding company level private placement with respect to the Trans Bay Cable transmission line, a 53-mile DC electrical transmission cable under San Francisco Bay


  • A Fortune 500 energy company in multiple CDS-backed letter of credit facilities and secured letter of credit facilities
  • Transit Energy Group and its subsidiaries, which own and operate fuel distribution and retail businesses, in an asset-based loan financing and term loan financing
  • Global Eagle Entertainment, the leading provider of entertainment and connectivity services to airlines and cruise lines, in its chapter 11 debtor-in-possession financing







Bar Qualification

  • New York


  • JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 2015
  • BA, Northeastern University, 2012
    magna cum laude