Peter Dagher | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Peter Dagher

Associate, New York

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Peter is an associate in White & Case's Energy, Infrastructure, Project Finance and Asset Finance Group in New York.

His practice focuses on infrastructure projects (in the power generation, oil and gas, and renewables sectors) and aircraft finance (asset-based, corporate, and Export-Import Bank supported loans). He has represented investment banks, private equity funds, large institutional clients, airlines and aircraft leasing companies in connection with international and domestic transactions.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar


  • LLM, European Law, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas
  • JD, Fordham University School of Law
  • BS, Finance and International Business, Georgetown University McDonough School of Business


  • English
  • German


Representation of a confidential client who provided mezzanine financing to support the construction in Chile of (i) a photovoltaic solar power project; (ii) a combined cycle gas-fired power plant; (iii) an LNG regasification terminal; and (iv) related pipelines and transmission lines.

Representation of Wings Capital Partners in connection with a secured revolving loan facility with Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and a secured commercial paper conduit facility with Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank used to finance the purchase of aircraft leased to various domestic and international airlines.

Representation of IFM Investors, a global fund manager, in the sale of Essential Power, a 1,767-MW power generation portfolio, to the Carlyle Group.

Representation of Virgin Australia Airlines in connection with the sale of six Embraer aircraft to a U.S. based hedge fund.

Representation of Goldman Sachs Lending Partners LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, MUFG Union Bank, N.A. and Investec as joint lead arrangers in connection with the project financing of Panda Stonewall's 778 MW natural gas-fired power generating station being developed in Virginia. Recognized as the 2014 North American Merchant Deal of the Year by IJ Global.

Representation of ICBC International Leasing Company Limited and its Irish affiliates in connection with the US Ex-Im Bank-supported refinancing of two Boeing 787-8 aircraft on lease to Xiamen Airlines in the People's Republic of China and the related issuance of US Ex-Im Bank guaranteed notes in the capital markets.

Representation of Barclays Capital Inc., Cowen and Company, LLC, Guggenheim Securities, LLC and Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., in a public offering of ordinary shares by Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd., an Israeli specialty pharmaceutical company listed on the NASDAQ Global Market.


  • Social Impact Bonds and the Private Benefit Doctrine: Will Participation Jeopardize a Nonprofit's Tax-Exempt Status?, 81 Fordham Law Review 3479, 2013

Awards & Recognition

Fordham Law Review

Fordham Moot Court Board

Alpha Sigma Nu