Helena Buitrago

Associate, Miami



Helena is an associate in the Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Practice. At White & Case, Helena completed a client rotation at Pfizer as well as an international rotation in Paris.

Helena recently graduated from Harvard Law School, where she served on the boards of Harvard Association for Law and Business and Harvard Business Law Review. During law school, she participated in the International Human Rights Clinic, collaborating with non-governmental organizations to promote humanitarian disarmament and interpret the provisions of the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. She also completed a clinical rotation at the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) in Melbourne, Australia.

Since joining White & Case, Helena’s practice has focused on secured debt financing and cross-border financial transactions involving commercial banks.

Bars and Courts
Florida State Bar
Harvard Law School
BA in Political Science
Stanford University


Invenergy in connection with the US$1 billion financing of the EDP LNG-to-power project at the Port of Acajutla, El Salvador.

The sponsor in connection with development and financing of renewable power projects in Brazil and Mexico.

Power generators in Chile in connection with a transaction pursuant to which IDB Invest will buy certain credit rights under a master purchase facility.