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 John Donaleski
 John Donaleski

John Donaleski

Associate, New York

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John Donaleski is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project Finance and Asset Finance Group in the New York office of White & Case. He concentrates on domestic and international project and asset finance transactions and has represented financial institutions (including banks, export credit agencies, leasing companies and private equity funds), airlines and developers in connection with the development, construction, purchase, sale and financing of energy and infrastructure assets (including liquefied natural gas (LNG) liquefaction/export and regasification/import terminals, LNG floating storage and regasification units (FSRU), power plants (natural gas-fired, solar and wind powered) and electric transmission lines), as well as aircraft, satellites and telecommunication towers.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar


  • University of Texas School of Law
  • BA, Rice University


  • English


Ongoing representation of FortisBC Holdings, Inc., in the negotiation of LNG sale agreements and multiple complex associated agreements for sale and delivery of LNG from the proposed Tilbury LNG export facility in Canada.

Ongoing representation of Sociedad Portuaria El Cayao S.A. E.S.P. in the development of an LNG receiving, storage and regasification terminal to be located in Cartagena, Colombia.

Ongoing representation of the lenders to the Magnolia LNG Project, an 8 million tonne per annum liquefaction and export terminal being developed by Liquefied Natural Gas Limited in the Port of Lake Charles, Louisiana.

Ongoing representation of BNDES as the largest secured creditor in the Republic Airline chapter 11 case.

Representation of the Saudi Arabian Oil Company in relation to offtake contracts for multiple projects, including the US$20 billion world-scale integrated Sadara chemicals complex in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia.

Representation of ING and the lenders in the project financing of a 550 MW natural gas-fired, combined-cycle, fast-start power plant being developed by NRG Energy, Inc. in El Segundo, California.

Representation of the lenders in the refinancing and loan maintenance of the South Trent Wind Project, a 101 MW wind power generation facility in Nolan and Taylor Counties, Texas.