Laura Mulry is an associate in the New York office and focuses on environmental law. Laura advises a broad range of domestic and international clients, including public and private companies, developers, private equity firms, global organizations, and governments, on environmental matters in complex corporate transactions, projects, and environmental regulatory compliance and climate change issues.
Prior to joining White & Case, Laura practiced environmental transactional law at another major US law firm in New York, and served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia Law School. Laura is a founding member of the United Nations informal working group "Friends of World Oceans Day" that supports Sustainable Development Goal #14 concerning the conservation and sustainable use of the oceans.
Calpine Corporation in its US$17 billion sale to Energy Capital Partners, an energy-focused private equity firm, and a consortium of investors including Access Industries and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.
Fortis Inc. (TSX: FTS), an electric and gas utility company based in Newfoundland, Canada, in its US$11.3 billion acquisition of ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC), an electric transmission company operating in the Great Lakes and Great Plains regions.
Saudi Refining, Inc. (SRI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabian Oil Company (Saudi Aramco), in the discontinuation of Motiva Enterprises LLC and the division of Motiva's assets, liabilities and businesses between SRI and affiliates of its joint venture partner, Royal Dutch Shell PLC.
Qingdao Haier, a company that is 41% owned by the leading Chinese home appliance manufacturer Haier Group Corp., in its US$5.4 billion acquisition of GE's appliance business, through an auction process. The transaction was named "Cross-border M&A Deal of the Year" by The M&A Advisor 2017.
Mr. Leslie Alexander and his affiliated entity in the sale of the Houston Rockets NBA team and its interest in the Toyota Center to Houston businessman Tilman J. Fertitta and his affiliated entity, Fertitta Entertainment, Inc. The sale price, which marked the largest sale price of any NBA franchise, was reported by many news and sports outlets to have a purchase price in excess of US$2.2 billion.
GlobalWafers Co. Ltd., a global leader in the manufacture and sale of silicon wafers to the semiconductor industry, in its US$683 million acquisition of SunEdison Semiconductor Limited.
Hovensa L.L.C., a US Virgin Islands company and a joint venture formed by Hess Corp. and Petróleos de Venezuela in the sale of substantially all of its petroleum terminalling assets pursuant to Sections 363 and 365 of the Bankruptcy Code, to a subsidiary of ArcLight Capital Partners, LLC.
Seaspan Corporation in its acquisition of two newbuilding 11000 TEU vessels from Greater China Intermodal Investments LLC ("GCI") for a total purchase price of US$195.6 million.
Macquarie Infrastructure Corporation and its subsidiary International-Matex Tank Terminals LLC, in its US$171.5 million acquisition of Epic Midstream LLC, an independent liquid bulk storage and logistics solutions provider.
Macquarie Infrastructure Partners in its sale of Marlin Intermediate HoldCo Inc., the indirect parent company of Waste Industries USA, Inc., a provider of solid non-hazardous waste services in the southeast and mid-Atlantic United States.