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Rebecca Dresner

Associate

Rebecca is a member of the Projects, Energy, and Infrastructure group and focuses on cross-border transactions in emerging markets.

 Rebecca’s practice involves the representation of financial institutions, including ECAs and DFIs, on matters related to the development and financing of infrastructure and energy projects domestically and around the world.

Experience

Representative matters

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) in support of a Loan Guarantee Application from Redwood Materials for the development of a copper foil facility and a cathode active materials facility to provide components for the production of electric vehicle batteries.

DOE as programmatic and distressed asset counsel in connection with its Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program and Tribal Energy Loan Program (TELP), advising on the development and implementation of all aspects of the programs, including template documentation for credit and support agreements, security documents, intercreditor issues, issues of sovereign immunity with respect to TELP and more.

IFC in an A/B loan to Suzano S.A., a leading Brazilian pulp and paper producer, for the construction of a greenfield paper pulp plant and the development of related forestry plantations.

DOC as programmatic counsel in connection with the establishment of the CHIPS Incentive Program, which is a new loan and grant-funding program to support the research, development and manufacturing of semiconductors in the United States.

Pro bono

Advising unrepresented veterans or their family members with their appeals at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims.

Qualifications

Academic

Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, American University Washington College of Law, 2022

Masters of  Arts, International Affairs, American University, Expected Graduation Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Northeastern University, 2014

Disclaimer
A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.