Herminio Rivera is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Project Development & Finance Practice.

Mr. Rivera represents sponsors, equity investors, developers, and lenders in all phases of the development, financing, acquisition, and divestment of a variety of energy and infrastructure projects.

Mr. Rivera’s experience includes advising:

  • Brookfield Renewable in connection with:
    • An acquisition financing for a distributed generation platform purchased from Exelon Generation Company that includes approximately 360 MW of operating projects (located in 13 states and Washington, D.C.) and 700 MW of capacity under development*
    • The US$560 million private placement financing for a 192 MW hydroelectric project in Louisiana*
    • US$733 million sale of a 391 MW portfolio of wind projects in California and New Hampshire to NextEra Energy Partners*
  • Luminace in connection with various corporate and project financings*
  • Pattern Energy in the tax-equity financing of its 1,050 MW Western Spirit wind generation projects in New Mexico, which was named IJGlobal’s 2020 North America Renewables – Onshore Wind Deal of the Year*
  • Bank of New York Mellon in a tax equity investment associated with the repowering of three wind projects owned by Enel*
  • Goldman Sachs Renewable Energy Partners in a US$500 million private placement financing*
  • An ad hoc group of bondholders in connection with the restructuring and related exchange offer of indebtedness of Martin Midstream*
  • The lenders in term loan financing for a new stadium for the Nashville SC Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise*
  • The US Department of Transportation in various financings under the TIFIA program run by the Build America Bureau*

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2019
  • BA, University of Virginia, 2014
    with Distinction

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish