Shearman And Sterling

Jorge Medina is a partner in the Project Development & Finance practice and Head of Renewables (Americas).

He focuses on federal tax policy and controversy issues involving renewable energy and energy transition assets and he has extensive experience structuring tax-driven transactions. Jorge manages the execution of tax equity and debt transactions and represents both sponsors and tax equity investors in the energy sector in connection with energy storage, wind, solar, hydrogen, renewable natural gas, carbon capture, geothermal, biofuels and electric vehicle infrastructure projects. He is deeply familiar with all forms of tax equity structures, having closed dozens of partnership flip, lease pass-through and sale-leaseback transactions.

Prior to joining the firm, he was co-leader of energy renewables and infrastructure at his prior law firm. He also previously served as associate general counsel-tax at automotive and energy company Tesla Inc., where he was primarily responsible for all tax issues across Tesla related to the energy and storage business and served as vice president and deputy general counsel at SolarCity, which Tesla purchased in 2016.