Highly respected for its work on tax equity matters in the renewables space, where the team frequently represents large financial institutions. Garners praise for its deep understanding of the tax code and knowledge of key federal actors. Appears on high-stakes conventional power facility development and financing, on which it acts for sponsor-side and lender-side clients. Adept at representing clients in project-related capital markets and A&D transactions. Successfully developing additional strength in PPP work. Notable for experience handling projects in jurisdictions across Africa.
David Horner has considerable experience advising on the financing and development of PPP infrastructure projects.
"He is a very strategic thinker who deeply understands and studies the commercial aspects." "He is very sharp, knowledgeable and proactive."
John O'Neill is head of the PPP and infrastructure group at the firm. He counsels clients on the financing and development of projects spanning the social infrastructure and transportation sectors.
"He is very knowledgeable about PPP contracts, very good at being able to explain legal positions in layman’s language and very effective in negotiations." "John is excellent to work with and consistently performs at a high level. He successfully navigates complex transactions and picks up technical aspects quickly."
Laura Ellen Jones is an impressive performer in the renewables sector, providing expert advice on a broad array of tax credit matters relating to the development and financing of solar, wind, biomass and other assets.
"She understands the tax code but also has the creativity to get deals done and figure out difficulties."
Jeff Schroeder is head of the firm's energy and infrastructure practice. He has considerable expertise in project finance and development, particularly in the renewables sector.
"Jeff is a very commercially savvy lawyer. He understands what the business goals are and works to create a structure that reaches those goals while mitigating risk." "As he has done so much of this he understands how everything works in the minutiae. He gets you to the right place with a well-balanced approach and explains the facts very clearly."
Geoffrey Lorenz handles the financing and acquisition of US solar and wind assets for investor clients.
"He is an outstanding lawyer and works harder than anyone."
John Beardsworth is a projects expert hugely respected for his work in natural resources and infrastructure projects throughout Africa.