Jeannine Acevedo is a seasoned New York project finance partner, who focuses on the development and financing of power and infrastructure projects in Latin America. She regularly represents sponsors and creditors, in complex cross-border financial transactions, particularly in the renewable energy, transmission and transportation sectors.
Jeannine shines as a leader within and outside the Firm. She currently serves as the Latin America Group Lead for White & Case’s Power Industry Group. Outside of her roles at White & Case, Jeannine is also an active contributor in external thought leadership discussions around the energy sector in Latin America and regularly participates in industry focused conferences. Moreover, Jeannine has also co-led the Miami office women’s network in past years and is currently participating as a mentor in the Firm’s Americas Women's Networks Mentoring Program.
Jeannine is also a tireless advocate for pro bono work and has worked on several multi-million dollar debt-for-nature swaps in Guatemala and Costa Rica. Over the past few years, she has regularly contributed to pro bono matters as they relate to Latin America, including leading research on emergency decrees in Ecuador and Nicaragua in response to the pandemic for the International Red Cross; research on children’s environmental rights in Uruguay for the Child Rights International Network; and research to update the Global Environmental Report on the Rule of Law in Colombia for the UN Environmental Programme.
Jeannine is ranked both in Chambers Latin America (Project Finance) and The Legal 500 Latin America (Projects & Energy). A client quoted by Chambers Latin America commented that “Jeannine Acevedo is one of the smartest, most pragmatic lawyers I have worked with”.