Xanthe helps her clients achieve their business strategies and goals. She serves as a strategic legal adviser to U.S. and international companies, providing counsel on corporate mergers and acquisitions, tax-advantaged structuring, project and structured finance, risk management, board advisement, and infrastructure development. She has extensive experience with M&A and other corporate transactions for both public and private companies. She works with clients in the electric and renewable energy, geothermal, nuclear, oil and gas, mining and project development industries both in the United States and in Africa, South America and Eastern Europe.
Xanthe assists corporate business development units, boards of directors, and executives with strategic analyses of legal and financial risks and opportunities, developing business-focused solutions to achieve successful transactional outcomes, managing stakeholder engagement and foreign and domestic legal teams and working with key governmental agencies. She also provides counsel on risk management matters including tracking, quantification, planning, strategy and compliance and is helping evolve environment, social and governance (ESG) in project development industries.
She manages and negotiates complex financings and business transactions, and is experienced in preparing all relevant contracts and agreements, manages stakeholder engagement and foreign and domestic legal teams, and is experienced in coordinating with key governmental entities, including OPIC and Ex-Im.
Prior to working at some of the country’s largest law firms, Xanthe worked as in-house counsel to a U.S. public food and drug corporation, providing legal services and strategic support to business units, negotiating agreements and settlements, and managing teams of external counsel in litigation, including in a Supreme Court case, arbitrations, and a merger.