Binta P. Mamadou is an associate in the Washington, DC office of Allen & Overy LLP, in the global Projects, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure practice. Binta has experience advising project sponsors and financial institutions, including commercial lenders and development banks, in a range of cross-border transactions in various countries in the Americas, Europe and Africa in connection with the acquisition, development, structuring and financing of energy and infrastructure projects. Her publications include:
(1) “On the path of reform…Linklaters looks at Morocco and on how it is attracting private investment through innovative legal reforms and public-private partnerships” (co-authored with M. Barges and P. Lignières), The Oath – The Middle East Law Journal for Corporates and
(2) “The Journey to a Virtual African Identity: Did ICANN Correctly Deny the African Union’s Request to Include dot Africa on the ‘Reserved Names List’?”, ABA International Law News.
She is a member of the New York Bar and Paris Bar (Barreau de Paris, inactive status), and is fluent in French and Zarma.
Binta learned to braid hair as a child, enjoys discussing and learning about all things "natural hair", and is the founder of Visions Braid Bar -- a braid bar in Maryland which offers a variety of hair services to Black women.
Binta has a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and a B.S.F.S. in International Economics from Georgetown University.
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