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Rebecca Abou-Chedid


Rebecca Abou-Chedid's practice focuses on the representation of public and private entities in domestic and international project finance and energy projects.

Representative Matters

  • Representing the U.S. Department of Energy in connection with proposed guaranteed loans to Georgia Power Company, Oglethorpe Power Corporation and Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia for the financing of the 2,214 MW Vogtle nuclear power project in Georgia.
  • Representing the U.S. Department of Energy in connection with a proposed loan guarantee to Mississippi Power Company for the financing of the 582-megawatt Kemper County IGCC plant in Mississippi.
  • Representing the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) in connection with $500 million loan guarantee facilities supporting small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Jordan and Egypt.

Activities and Affiliations

Ms. Abou-Chedid is co-chair of the Board of Directors of Just Vision, a nonprofit organization which brings vital attention to Palestinian and Israeli civilians working to end the conflict through nonviolent means. She also serves on the Advisory Committee of Young Invincibles, a nonprofit organization which represents the interests of 18 to 34 year olds. She is a Fellow with the Truman National Security Project and was co-chair of their legal expert group.

Practice Areas


Project Finance



Renewable Energy

Agency Finance


Middle East and North Africa

North America

United States


  • Cornell University, B.A., 2002
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2011

Professional Background

  • Director of Outreach, Middle East Task Force, New America Foundation
  • National Political Director, Arab American Institute
  • Admitted only in New York; practice supervised by D.C. Bar members





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