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North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Managing Complexity and Scale - Law firms and legal service providers (2)

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Originality7
Leadership9
Impact7
Total innovation score23
CommentActed for TerraForm Power and TerraForm Global, two

North America Innovative Lawyers 2017: Managing Complexity and Scale - Law firms and legal service providers

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Impact8
Total innovation score24
CommentRepresented Chinese electricity company State Grid International Development, one of the world's largest companies by revenue, in its acquisition of one of Brazil's largest privately-owned energy companies, CPFL Energia, for $4.53bn. Lawyers dealt with multiple shareholder interests and navigated complex security laws across China, Brazil and the US to achieve a successful close at a time when businesses were under greater scrutiny in Brazil following the Lava Jato scandal. Commended: Sergio Galvis.