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Foley & Lardner LLP

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What the team is known for

Increasingly prominent team with a growing bench of talented young attorneys covering the range of energy concerns. Shows particular expertise in acting for some of the largest solar energy companies. Also offers tax support and extensive regulatory experience. Ably advises clients on evolving technologies in the alternative energy market. Further capabilities in handling renewable project A&D.

Strengths

Sources say: "They are proactive, responsive and maintain a good balance in terms of protecting interests and being commercial."

Interviewees highlight: "The documents they produce are succinct, to the point and business-oriented."

Clients report: "They are efficient, flexible and commercial."

Work highlights

Advised 8minute Solar on the sale of the 67 MW Lotus solar farm in Madera County, California to Allianz.

Represented Rabobank as lead arranger, lender, collateral agent, administrative agent and issuing bank on a $185 million construction, tax equity bridge and back-leverage loan facility for the 135 MW Fern solar project in North Carolina.

Notable practitioners

Jeffery Atkin handles a broad array of transactional mandates in the renewables space including the acquisition and sale of single assets and portfolios, with particular strength in utility-scale solar deals.
"If we have big-picture issues, we go to Jeff. He always figures it out."

Jocelyn Lavallo is an up-and-coming attorney noted for her representation of lenders in project financings for renewable generation assets.
"She is efficient, commercial and solutions-oriented." "She is very thorough and knows renewable assets very well."

Thomas Hoffmann has a strong presence in the renewables market and frequently advises clients on a broad array of financing and development matters. "Tom brings a developer perspective to the legal side that gives him a leg up when it comes to solving problems." "He has good commercial sense."

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USA - Nationwide

Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional


Jeffery R. Atkin
Band 2

Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy


Jocelyn Lavallo
Up and Coming
Thomas Hoffmann
Band 2