Veronica Relea is a partner in the Finance Department of the New York office of Latham & Watkins. Her practice focuses on representing commercial and investment banks, sponsors, developers and private equity firms in connection with the development, construction, operation and financing of energy, oil and gas and infrastructure projects (including LNG projects, fuel storage facilities, renewable energy assets and mining assets). She also has extensive experience in leveraged finance transactions, including acquisition financings, asset-based facilities, private equity transactions, mezzanine facilities and cross-border financings. Ms. Relea is also a member of the firm’s Latin America, Banking and Special Situations Practices.
Ms. Relea has extensive experience representing clients in Latin America and has been recognized by Latinvex for her work on Latin America banking and finance matters and as one of Latin America's top 100 female attorneys.
Ms. Relea is a native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese and French. She is a founding member of the firm’s associate-driven diversity initiative, the Multicultural Promotion and Attainment Coalition, which celebrates its 10 year anniversary in 2016.