When engaging in complex projects around the globe, clients rely on Nathan Galer for project development and finance advice. Nate advises project stakeholders across many industries, including energy (traditional and renewable), oil and gas (petrochemicals, pipelines, storage, LNG terminals and other facilities), infrastructure (ports, transportation, stadiums and other facilities) and other complex construction projects.
Clients come to Nate for advice on, and preparation and negotiation of, project development and finance agreements, including:
- Engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreements
- Equipment sale/purchase agreements
- Supply and offtake contracts
- Professional services agreements
- Warranty, operations and maintenance agreements
- Energy savings contracts
- Shared facilities and joint development agreements
- Project finance and security documents
Nate helps clients around the globe, including in emerging industries or markets in North America, the Caribbean, Latin America, Middle East/North Africa (MENA) and Asia.
Nate regularly contributes to industry events and publications and has served in leadership roles in the Firm’s recruiting, summer associate and mentoring programs.
Clients served by Nate include lenders, government and multilateral agencies, investors, owners, developers, and contractors.
- Lenders, investors, owners, contractors and manufacturers for renewable energy power projects (wind, solar, battery, hydrogen, biomass, energy savings and other emerging technologies) throughout the Americas.
- A power producer in connection with the development, construction and operation of a hydrogen project in the US.
- Government-affiliated lenders in connection with a $10.5 billion petrochemical project in Egypt.
- A government authority in connection with construction and project development matters for the $5.25 billion Panama Canal Expansion Project.
- An export credit agency as lead credit provider to a $650 million petrochemical project in Egypt.
- An export credit agency in connection with multiple power projects in Asia, including the $2.5 billion Paiton I and $1.7 billion Jawa (Paiton II) power projects in Indonesia.
- Three multilateral financing institutions and an export credit agency in the La Ventosa-La Mata wind power project in Mexico.
- A government-affiliated lender in connection with the financing of mining projects in Africa.
- A government-affiliated lender in connection with the financing of a maritime export terminal in Egypt.
- A power producer in connection with the construction and operation of wind power projects in the Caribbean.
- A power producer in the repowering and expansion of a power project in the Caribbean.
- A power producer in connection with the construction of multiple LNG power and terminal projects in the Dominican Republic.
- A power producer in connection with operations and usage agreements in connection with mining and power projects in the Dominican Republic.
- A power producer in connection with the development and construction of a solar power/gas power-integrated project in the Dominican Republic.
- A multinational company in connection with a post-transitional government-sponsored power project in Afghanistan.
- A multinational company in connection with a high-altitude power project in Chile.
- A multinational company in connection with the development of hybrid solar/gas power plant packages.
- A multinational company in connection with the development of power projects in Brazil.
- The lead lender in connection with a proton therapy health care project financing in the US.
- The developer in connection with a $100 million casino expansion in the US.
Harvard Law School, JD, cum laude
Managing Editor, Harvard International Law Journal
Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service, MAGES
Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service, BSFS, magna cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
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