Logo for print
Toggle navigation MENU MORE

About Angela

Angela NeSmith represents lenders, sponsors, developers and investment funds in connection with the finance and development of projects across the energy and infrastructure spectrum, including the thermal power generation, renewables, petrochemical, and oil and gas sectors. She has advised on US and cross-border transactions, including project financings, project development arrangements, and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Bracewell, Angela worked at an international law firm in London.


Recent Notable Matters

Crédit Agricole — $2.8 billion financing facility in prepackaged Chapter 11 restructuring transaction for McDermott International, as agent to revolving debtor-in-possession (DIP) lenders

Crédit Agricole — $1.7 billion new financing for McDermott International which includes immediate access to $650 million of financing comprised of $550 million under a term loan credit facility and $100 million under a letter of credit facility, as lead arranger and revolving administrative agent

Consortium of lenders, including European Bank for Reconstruction and Development — $120 million financing of a 54 MW onshore wind farm in Mongolia*

Investment fund — financing and management of investments in biomass and anaerobic digestion facilities in the UK*

Bioenergy Infrastructure Group — refinancing of a 24 MW refuse-derived fuel gasification facility and a 21.5 MW waste biomass plant in the UK, and acquisition of a 70 MW portfolio of anaerobic digestion and biomass projects in the UK from the Green Investment Group*

Infrastructure fund — establishment of, and investment in, a joint venture platform with an IPP, including the initial acquisition of a 75 MW portfolio of European solar projects*

Investment fund —  acquisition of a full-fiber broadband network in the UK, including advice on quoted Eurobonds*

* Work completed prior to Bracewell



Columbia Law School,
Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
The University of Law,
Postgraduate Diploma in Law
with distinction
University of Bristol,

Bar Admissions

New York





Columbia Law School, Columbia Business and Law Association, Board
LL.M. representative
School of International and Public Affairs Energy Association