Samuel Ogunlaja, counsel in Shearman & Sterling’s Project Development & Finance group, has been listed as a Law360 Rising Star for 2022.
Samuel advises investors, governments and financial institutions on complex, high-value energy and infrastructure transactions around the world, with a particular focus on the Middle East and Africa. Samuel was recently elected to the partnership at Shearman & Sterling (effective July 1).
Samuel is recognized for his work on a number of energy projects across the Middle East and Africa, including advising NEOM on the world’s largest utility scale green hydrogen-based project in Saudi Arabia, advising ADNOC on its ground-breaking renewable energy joint venture with Mubadala and TAQA and advising the sponsor consortium on Uganda’s first ever “greenfield” refinery project.
Law360’s Rising Stars profiles the top legal talent under 40 and the winners are comprised of top litigators and dealmakers practicing at a level usually seen from veteran attorneys.