Emeka Charles Chinwuba Placed as Project Finance Partner at Cahill

Originally published by Whistler Partners Placements on 01.24.23
Emeka Chinwuba circleWhistler Partners is pleased to announce the placement of Emeka Charles Chinwuba as a corporate partner in Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP's New York office.

"Chinwuba’s practice focuses on project development and financing transactions, particularly for renewable energy and infrastructure projects in the Americas and Sub-Saharan Africa. His practice also includes U.S. public-private partnerships for transportation and social infrastructure projects, as well as general bank finance transactions, including acquisition financings, investment grade financings and asset-based lending transactions."

William M. Hartnett, Cahill's Executive Committee Chairman, said that “Emeka brings to Cahill a deep understanding of energy and project finance, allowing us to better service our clients in this space as well as grow this practice. He is a fantastic addition to our market-leading corporate team in New York.”

The placement was led by Amdie Mengistu, Managing Director at Whistler, who said that he is "lucky to have worked with Emeka over the arc of his career and...understand[s] why bank and fund clients trust him with their work: he's whip-smart and effective but genuine, warm and humble.  This was a special deal where firm and lateral partner both are mutually blessed."

To learn more about the move, read Cahill's statement HERE.

Topics: Placements, Big Law, New York, Cahill, Project Finance, Renewables