Valerie Smith > O'Melveny & Myers LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

O'Melveny & Myers LLP
400 SOUTH HOPE STREET
LOS ANGELES, CA 90017-2899
CALIFORNIA
United States

Work Department

Project Development & Real Estate; Energy; Water

Position

Counsel

Career

Valerie Smith is a highly experienced project development and finance lawyer who specializes in the development of large infrastructure projects. She represents public entities, sponsors, developers, investors, financial institutions, and others in developing infrastructure assets across a wide range of sectors, including seaports, airports, rail and other transportation projects. She assists clients in creating and securing innovative financing alternatives, including public-private partnerships, federal and state loan and grant programs.

Memberships

  • Board Member, Fuego Tech Fire Rangers
  • Los Angeles Bar Association
  • Los Angeles Women’s Bar Association

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D.
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., Economics: cum laude