Emeka Chinwuba is a partner in the New York office of Baker McKenzie and a member of the Banking, Finance and Major Projects Group.
His experience includes general bank finance transactions (including acquisition financings, investment grade financings and asset-based lending transactions), project finance transactions in infrastructure and power projects including for renewable energy projects, brownfield asset acquisition transactions, parking and toll road concession transactions and US public private partnership transactions.
His work has covered complex financing projects in the United States, South America, Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Emeka has worked for an extended period in the United Arab Emirates advising on, amongst others, the development and financing of renewable energy projects in the MENA region, and in connection with the development and financing of an over £2 billion 690 megawatt London Array offshore wind farm project in the United Kingdom.
Emeka served as a volunteer prosecution attorney at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, in connection with the trial of genocidiares involved in the 1994 Rwandan genocide. He is also a past president of the Nigerian Lawyers Association in New York – a non-profit organization focused on enhancing the legal rights of minority groups in New York City.