Eduarda Lague

Associate, Washington, DC



Eduarda is an associate in Washington DC LLP in the Energy, Infrastructure and Project Development & Finance practice. Eduarda's practice focuses on corporate and financial institutions, multilateral organizations and sponsors in project development and financing transactions.

During law school, Eduarda was a Senior Editor on the University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
District of Columbia Bar
Bachelor of Arts
University of Tennessee
Juris Doctor
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Certificate in Business Management
Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Gender, Sexuality & Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate
University of Pennsylvania


The senior lenders, including multilateral lenders, development finance institutions and a syndicate of commercial banks, BNDES (Brazi's national development bank) in the project financing of the approximately US$3 billion São Paulo Metro Line 6 in Brazil. This is the first-ever limited recourse financing of an infrastructure PPP project in Brazil by BNDES and is currently the largest PPP project under construction in Latin America. (Americas Transport Deal of the Year 2022 – IJ Global).

The underwriters and international placement agents in an approximately R$33.7 billion (approximately US$6.9 billion) public offering by Centrais Elétricas Brasileiras S.A. (Eletrobrás) and the Brazilian National Development Bank (BNDES). The offering was the second-largest equity offering by a Brazilian issuer in history.

Smart RJ Concessionária de Iluminação Pública in a US$300 million financing for the design, procurement and installation of an intelligent lighting system and other "smart city" technologies (including monitoring cameras, public WIFI systems, traffic lights and smart manholes) in the City of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The initial purchasers in connection with secured notes issued by Açu Petróleo, a company controlled by Prumo Logística, a portfolio company of EIG Management. Financing included structuring intercompany cash management to facilitate repayment of the notes.