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Jessica I. Basil is of counsel in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and practices in Gibson Dunn’s Global Finance and Energy and Infrastructure Practice Groups.
Her practice focuses on project and general finance in the areas of gas, power and infrastructure with a particular focus on representing lenders, sponsors and developers in connection with the construction, development, financing and operation of power generation projects. In addition, she has experience in the acquisition, disposition and restructuring of major infrastructure projects.
Jessica has extensive experience in wind, solar and other alternative energy sources (such as landfill gas, hydro and biofuels) in the United States, Latin America and Europe. Her recent experience includes the representation of Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company and its affiliates in the acquisition and financing of the 579 MW Solar Star power projects, the acquisition and financing of the 300 MW Jumbo Road wind power generation project and the tax equity financing of the 298 MW Kingfisher wind power generation project.
She earned her Juris Doctor cum laude in 1999 from Harvard Law School. In 1996, she earned her Bachelor of Arts, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, as well as her Master of Arts in History from the University of Pennsylvania.
Jessica has served two terms as the secretary for the Energy Committee of the Bar Association of the City of New York.
She is a member of the State Bar of New York and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Harvard University - 1999 Juris Doctor
University of Pennsylvania - 1996 Master of Arts
University of Pennsylvania - 1996 Bachelor of Arts
New York Bar