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Mercer Thompson LLC

Energy & Natural Resources

4 ranked lawyersBand 2GeorgiaUSA 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Brings a high level of experience and industry knowledge to development, transactional and project financing matters. Possesses deep industry expertise with significant capabilities in matters relating to natural gas, electric power and renewable energy. Offers a particularly strong transactional department, capable of representing clients on high-value projects.

Strengths

"The firm is excellent," states a client, who notes: "They know the law and the industry very, very, very well."

"The work product is excellent," remarks one source, who adds: "They offer that extra element of business guidance as they do a lot of work in this industry."

A client highlights the team for being "very knowledgeable," adding: "It is my go-to firm on multiple manufacturing issues."

Work highlights

Served as lead outside counsel to WEC Energy Group in relation to its planned acquisition of a 90% ownership interest in an under-construction wind generating facility in Illinois.

Notable practitioners

Jason Yost is recommended for his great experience in the energy space. His work spans both national and international matters, and includes renewable energy mandates.
"Jason is really easy to work with, efficient, bright, client-focused, and he understands the industry very well." "Jason is a fine lawyer and very skilled."

John Lamberski advises on deals involving the nuclear, coal and renewable fields, among other areas. His expertise includes high-value financings and M&A.
"John is a very good lawyer, a good adviser and highly skilled. He is very focused and loyal."

John Mercer regularly acts for major multistate energy corporations, offering experience in areas such as the electric power and natural gas industries.
"John Mercer is very high-quality and has a lot of experience in the energy space." "The breadth and depth of knowledge he has about this industry is second to none."

Richard Thompson handles a range of transactions in the energy space, including complex M&A negotiations and project development mandates.
"He has a ton of experience as he's been doing this a really long time. His insight is invaluable as he's got industry experience across different types of energy projects and has seen a lot of things." "He is extremely thorough and his attention to detail has been critical to our success."

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Energy & Natural Resources Department

Mercer Thompson LLC

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191 Peachtree Street, N.E., Suite 4410

Atlanta

Georgia

USA

GA 30303

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Georgia

Energy & Natural Resources


Jason Yost
Band 3
John Lamberski
Band 2
John T W Mercer
Band 2
Richard E Thompson
Band 1