Eric RichardsPartner at O'Melveny & Myers LLP
As a top corporate and project finance attorney, Eric Richards has been redefining the way major infrastructure projects are developed and financed. While based in Los Angeles, his work spans the globe, advising clients on projects involving investment in US seaports, and on international deals such as the acquisition of airports in Northern Ireland and Sweden.
As Co-Chair of the Project Finance & Development group, Eric's practice focuses on project finance and infrastructure investment and development. Eric represents sponsors, developers, investors, financial institutions, and others in investment-related transactions involving infrastructure assets across a wide range of sectors. He is particularly experienced in transactions involving transportation infrastructure, including airports, seaports, rail, and surface transportation projects, as well as public-private partnerships and the privatization of governmentally-owned assets. He has worked on transactions throughout a majority of the United States, Asia, Latin America, Europe, and Africa.