Epstein, Paul J.

Paul J. Epstein

Paul Epstein is counsel in the Project Development & Finance Group of Shearman & Sterling. He represents corporations, funds and financial institutions in complex financings, focusing on project financings and acquisition financings in the energy, infrastructure and mining sectors, both domestically and internationally.

Selected Experience

  • ING Capital LLC and BNP Paribas as joint lead arrangers and joint bookrunners in connection with a senior secured refinancing for Cherokee County Cogeneration Partners, LLC
  • US Department of Transportation in connection with the extension of Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loans for the US 36 Managed Lanes/Bus Rapid Transit Project in Colorado
  • SG Americas Securities, LLC as sole lead arranger and sole book manager in connection with a revolving credit facility and commodity hedges for Revett Silver Company, a subsidiary of Revett Minerals Inc., relating to the Troy silver and copper mine located in Montana
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in connection with the financing of its $1.1 billion acquisition of the Air Distribution division of Tomkins

Selected Publications

  • Co-author, “Federal Surface Transportation Reauthorization: The Road Ahead,” May 12, 2014
  • Co-author, “Master Limited Partnerships Parity Act Reintroduced in U.S. Senate and House,” May 1, 2013
  • Co-author, “Toward the Future of Federal Surface Transportation Funding: An Overview of the House and Senate Reauthorization Bills,” cited in Transportation Finance Intelligence (February 29, 2012)
  • Author, Beal v. Sommer: Did Decision on Collective Action in Exercise of Lenders’ Remedies Reflect Contracting Parties’ Intent?, The Banking Law Journal (March 2008)
  • Author, Enforcement of the Avena Judgment in the United States Courts: The Medellín Case, The Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence (2006)
  • Co-Author, Autopista del Maipo: Maipo Finances Variable MDI, Project Finance International Yearbook (2005)


  • Stanford Law School, J.D.
  • University of Oxford, M.Phil.
  • Cornell University, B.A.



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