Dolly Mirchandani

Partner, New York


“She is fantastic, we really enjoy working with her. She is very proactive, very knowledgeable and very responsive. She really brings value to the table.”

Chambers USA 2017


Dolly's practice focuses on infrastructure (including public private partnerships and energy) projects, reflecting 20 years of experience working on some of the most significant deals in the sector. She represents sponsors, infrastructure funds, commercial banks, institutional lenders, contractors, secondary market investors and governments in the tender and acquisition of greenfield and brownfield infrastructure projects. Her breadth of practice allows her to anticipate concerns, propose solutions and promote agreement. She has played a leading role in the introduction of private investment and finance in the infrastructure sector in North America, having advised on multiple, award-winning transactions, including ones that were first-of-their-kind.

Industry press consistently recognizes Dolly as a leading lawyer for PPPs and other infrastructure projects. She is highly ranked in Chambers USA and Legal 500 and was recognized in 2013 as one of Law360's "Rising Stars" list of top project finance partners under 40.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Harvard Law School
BA Jurisprudence
University of Oxford

New College



Representation of JetBlue Airways Corporation in connection with the development of terminals at JFK International Airport in furtherance of Governor Cuomo's Vision Plan for JFK.

Representation of ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc., AECOM Capital and John Laing Investment Limited in connection with the construction and development of the Consolidated Rent-a-Car Facility to serve the LAX International Airport.

Representation of ACS Infrastructure Development, Inc., Balfour Beatty Investments, Fluor Corporation and Hochtief PPP Solutions in connection with their bid for the Automated People Mover project of the LAX Landside Access Modernization Program.

Representation of Transurban in connection with the I-395 HOT Lanes project in Virginia, an expansion of Transurban's successful I-95 HOT Lanes project in Virginia, which involved renegotiation of the comprehensive agreement with the Virginia Department of Transportation, solicitation of consents from existing bondholders and the US DOT, issuance of additional parity private activity bonds and negotiation of Virginia Transportation Infrastructure Bank loan arrangements with the Virginia Resource Authority.*

Representation of Engie, Axium Infrastructure and Cofely in connection with their successful bid for OSU's Comprehensive Energy Management Project.*

Representation of Ridgewood Private Equity Partners in connection with their acquisition of an interest in Vista Ridge LLC, the concessionaire for a 142-mile water pipeline in Texas the offtaker of which is the San Antonio Water System.

Representation of Deutsche Bank in connection with the Green Corridor road project, the first P3 project in Aruba. This project was awarded "Caribbean Deal of the Year" by Latin Finance 2016.*

Representation of the institutional investors in the US$1billion tax-exempt (PABs) financing for the Carlsbad Desalination Project in Carlsbad, California. Sponsored by Poseidon Water and executed as a private placement, and was the first desalination project of its kind to close in California. This project was awarded "North American Water Deal of the Year" by Project Finance 2012.*

Representation of Regional Transportation District of Denver on the US$1.2 billion Eagle P3 Rail Project in Denver, Colorado. The project was awarded the American Road and Transportation Builders Association's "P3 Project of the Year", "North American Transportation Deal of the Year" by Project Finance 2010 and was hailed by Infrastructure Journal as 'landmark' and 'an example of how a project of this type can be completed successfully.'*

Representation of KKR and United Water in connection with their bid for the City of York, Pennsylvania water and wastewater management system.*

Representation of Lend Lease and McCarthy in connection with their bid for the University of California’s Merced campus redevelopment project.*

Representation of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) on its Rapid Bridge Replacement Project.*

*All matters prior to joining White & Case

Awards and Recognition

Leading Practitioner: Project Finance
Women in Business Law Expert Guides 2019

Band 2 – Projects: PPP, Chambers USA 2017

Band 2 – USA Projects: PPP, Chambers Global 2017

Rising Stars, Law360 2013