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Representative Experience

  • Representing an electric utility in the construction, development and financing of a natural gas-fired peaking power plant, including joint ownership, site acquisition, permitting, operation and maintenance, interconnection, and fuel supply arrangements.
  • Representing an electric utility in the acquisition and syndicated financing of an interest in another utility and coal-fired baseload power plants.
    Representing an investor in an ethanol production facility.
  • Assisting in developing a financial structure for, and representing client investment in, an operating company for the development of biodiesel from waste grease.
  • Representing a wind developer in connection with an equity investment by a leading private equity firm.
  • Advising on and assisting with documentation of a loan agreement and an option agreement to purchase an operating biomass facility.
  • Preparing a placement memorandum for a private equity venture capital investment in a biomass technology company.
  • Advising developers of an innovative system for processing and converting landfill gas into natural gas capable of local energy generation or resale.
  • Advising on liability stemming from Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)-licensed operations, including liability relating to low-level radioactive waste and NRC and state requirements for the handling, storage and disposal of radioactive materials.
  • Advising a utility holding company on the acquisition of geothermal assets.
  • Assisting an electric utility transmission provider with multiple revisions to its open access transmission tariff in compliance with successive FERC rulemaking orders.
  • Submitting and prosecuting a complaint by a generation and transmission electric cooperative to eliminate duplicative ancillary service charges under RTO tariffs.
  • Filing notifications of holding company status and exemption/waiver notifications for electric utility and electric cooperative clients under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005.
  • Submitting a renewable energy and energy efficiency plan for a municipal electric utility in compliance with state renewable portfolio standards legislation.
  • Assisting a generation and transmission cooperative and its distribution cooperative members in obtaining complementary waivers of purchase and sale obligations under FERC’s regulations concerning qualifying facilities.
  • Assisting in obtaining FERC certificates for a dedicated natural gas pipeline to serve a utility generating station.
  • Representing electric distribution cooperatives in addressing territorial law matters, including litigation regarding such matters before state utility commissions.
  • Advising and representing a financial entity concerning proposed onsite cogeneration projects to be installed throughout Mexico and financed by securitization of agreements between the developer, a Mexican energy services company and the host governmental facilities.
  • Counseling a multinational consumer products manufacturer on the nonrecourse project financing of an industrial waste to energy facility, including the amended and restated bond purchase and guaranty term loan facility.

Representative Clients

  • Investor-owned utilities
  • Public power utilities
  • Electric cooperatives
  • Independent power producers including generators of conventional, hydropower, solar, biomass, biofuels, waste to energy, geothermal and wind power
  • Cogenerators
  • Power marketers
  • Energy service companies
  • Natural gas companies
  • Industrial, commercial and institutional end users
  • Financial institutions
  • Private equity and venture capital investors
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