Guy Morley has more than 25 years of experience advising on international project finance and secured lending transactions. Prior to founding Hills Stern & Morley in 2005, Mr. Morley was a partner in the DC-based project finance group of Winston & Strawn (1996-2005), a partner in the DC-based project finance group of Verner Liipfert (now DLA Piper) (1990-1996), and an associate in the NY-based corporate group of Reid & Priest (1987-1990). His experience over the past two decades includes representation of clients in connection with a broad range of financings of companies, infrastructure and other assets in the United States and abroad. Such representation frequently involved advising on structured financings and loan syndications, including on transactions involving multilateral or agency lenders.
Mr. Morley has represented host governments, project sponsors and lenders in connection with the development, construction, and financing of infrastructure projects in the transportation (roads, railways, airports), energy (nuclear, fossil fuel, renewable), real estate (hotels, office buildings), and water (distribution, wastewater treatment) sectors, as well as with a variety of equipment, vessel, and aircraft financings.
He has represented governments in connection with the privatization of state owned assets and international capital markets transactions and has advised lenders in connection with a variety of cross-border corporate and project financings. In connection with such representations, Mr. Morley has advised on such other business and transactional matters as: formation and start-up issues; corporate and partnership governance; debt and equity financing; and utility regulatory compliance.
The range of clients Mr. Morley has advised includes governments, banks and other commercial and institutional lenders, trading companies, airlines, shipping companies, oil and gas companies, manufacturers, accounting firms, and a variety of other project developers, public utilities, and organizations.
Mr. Morley is a member of the New York and District of Columbia bars. He received a B.A. in political science, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York, College at Cortland, and a J.D. from the University of Virginia.