Eduardo Carvajal

Eduardo Carvajal

Counsel, Los Angeles

Email eduardo.carvajal@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +1 310 785 4600

Fax +1 310 785 4601

LanguagesEnglish, Portuguese, Spanish

Practice groupFinance

On the front lines of the firm's Latin America practice, Eddy Carvajal provides proactive, business-minded, and results-oriented legal advice and support to transactional clients across a variety of industries.

He advises international clients who want to enter or broaden their footprint in Brazil and other South American markets. He also guides regional clients who seek access to funding sources, capital markets, strategic partners and investments, or other transactional opportunities abroad.

Eddy advises clients on a wide range of business law matters, including lending and project finance deals, joint venture and joint development transactions, mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and securities regulation matters. Currently based in Los Angeles, he worked in our Washington, D.C. office for several years before rejoining the firm in Brazil in 2015. Following three years in Brazil, he transferred to California in 2018.

With his diverse practice and the ability to converse in English, Portuguese, and Spanish, Eddy assists clients from many industry sectors, including energy, private equity, hospitality, automotive, entertainment, food, and manufacturing companies.

Education and admissions

Education

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, cum laude, 2003

A.B., Harvard College, cum laude, 2000

Bar admissions and qualifications

California

New York

Rio de Janeiro (foreign legal consultant)

São Paulo (foreign legal consultant)

Representative experience

Providing strategic corporate advice to a multinational energy corporation in connection with its engineering, procurement, and construction contracts.

Advising a multinational energy corporation in connection with export credit finance arrangements.

Representing a Brazilian entrepreneur in connection with debt financing for the acquisition and turn-around of a distressed business.

Assisting various M&A clients with due diligence review of Portuguese- and Spanish-language agreements of various target businesses.

Representing an international energy company in structuring a joint venture to acquire, develop, and manage a natural gas pipeline across North America.

Advising a multinational hospitality company in a private offering of notes under Rule 144A and Regulations.

Providing strategic corporate advice on commercial contracts and marketing/advertising agreements for a restaurant chain owner/operator.

Representing a renewable energy developer in connection with the sale of several wind power-generation projects.

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