Skip to content
5
USA Guide 2022
USA - Nationwide Projects
5
Band 5

6 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Sidley Austin LLP

For more information on the practice, please visit the practice's page at: 
https://www.sidley.com/en/us/services/project-finance-and-infrastructure/

Chambers Review

Provided by Chambers
Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy - USA - Nationwide
5
Band 5
What the team is known for

Sidley Austin LLP has a growing presence in the development, financing, acquisition and sale of energy infrastructure, both domestically and internationally. Represents sponsors and lenders across the LNG value chain in the development of a wide range of facilities. A growing presence in the renewables space particularly concerning the A&D of solar and wind single assets and portfolios. 

Work Highlights

Provided by Sidley Austin LLP
  • Sidley Austin LLP represented Fundamental Advisors in the structuring and negotiation of a back-leverage financing facility for a 255 MW solar project located in West Texas.

  • Sidley Austin LLP is representing JERA in the potential acquisition of additional equity in Freeport LNG from Global Infrastructure Partners.
  • Sidley Austin LLP is representing I Squared Capital and its subsidiary, Atlantic Power, in the sale of a 60 MW run-of-river hydroelectric portfolio located in Corinth, New York.

Notable Practitioners

Provided by Chambers
Tara A Higgins
N
Tara A Higgins
1
Band 1

Tara Higgins has an impressive breadth of expertise across the renewables sector, where she offers expert representation in the development and financing of single projects and portfolios. She also advises on the acquisition and sale of both assets and project companies.
"Tara is a pragmatic lawyer and very effective."

Irving L Rotter
N
Irving L Rotter
2
Band 2

Irving Rotter has expertise spanning conventional and renewable energy A&D. He frequently assists both buyers and sellers with transactions ranging from stakes in single projects to whole portfolio investments.
"His versatility is astounding, he brings a range of ideas and solutions to transactions.

Brian A Bradshaw
N
Brian A Bradshaw
3
Band 3

Brian Bradshaw is recognized for advising clients on project finance and development across the conventional power, renewables and LNG sectors.
"Brian has a keen commercial awareness and his technical acumen in the energy and project finance space is superb."

Jessica N Adkins
N
Jessica N Adkins
4
Band 4

Jessica Adkins' clients benefit from her expert handling of both traditional power and renewable project financings.

Robert Stephens
N
Robert Stephens
4
Band 4

Robert Stephens has particular expertise in tailored project financing structures in the conventional and renewable power sectors, including secured wind hedges and revenue put hedges.

Noreen Phelan
N
Noreen Phelan
U
Up and Coming

Noreen Phelan represents a strong choice for private equity and other investors engaged in single project, portfolio or project company A&D.
"Noreen is a very good lawyer from a technical perspective and a commercial perspective, and she gets to the heart of real issues in deals." "She is a really skilled negotiator."

Ranked Lawyers at
Sidley Austin LLP

Provided by Chambers
Filter by
Band

USA - Nationwide

Projects

Tara A Higgins
2
Tara A Higgins
2
Band 2
Brian A Bradshaw
3
Brian A Bradshaw
3
Band 3
Jessica N Adkins
4
Jessica N Adkins
4
Band 4
Robert Stephens
4
Robert Stephens
4
Band 4
Noreen Phelan
U
Noreen Phelan
U
Up and Coming
Projects: LNG

Brian A Bradshaw
3
Brian A Bradshaw
3
Band 3
Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional

Tara A Higgins
1
Tara A Higgins
1
Band 1
Irving L Rotter
2
Irving L Rotter
2
Band 2
Noreen Phelan
U
Noreen Phelan
U
Up and Coming
Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy

Jessica N Adkins
4
Jessica N Adkins
4
Band 4