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Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy - USA - Nationwide
"He is incredibly proactive, super hard-working, and is able to see the forest from the trees with a focus on commercial risk." "Jeff is sharp, astute and focused on the issues."
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Jeff Kayes is a partner in Baker Botts’ Global Projects Department in the Energy Projects and Transactions Section. Mr. Kayes has extensive experience in project finance and leveraged acquisition finance, including the development and financing of renewable energy projects. He advises sponsors/borrower, financial institutions and other institutional lenders in connection with bilateral and syndicated facilities, asset- and cash-flow-based facilities, domestic and cross-border loans, letter of credit financings, vendor financings, private placements of debt securities and bankruptcy-related financings. He also has significant experience representing clients in acquisitions of energy projects in all phases of development and tax equity, including investments in individual or portfolios of projects and regularly advises clients in the wind, solar, biomass, hydro, storage, renewable fuels and natural gas facility sectors.
Baker Botts LLP - Partner: 2018 – Present
Morrison & Forster LLP – Partner: 2011-2018
Solar Trust of America, LLC – Senior Legal Counsel: 2011
Latham & Watkins – Associate: 2007-2011
Clean Energy Tax Proposals in Biden's "American Jobs Plan", April 2021
Proposed Stimulus Bill Would Extend Renewable and Clean Energy Tax Credits, December 2020
J.D. University of Michigan Law School, 2000
B.S. Cellular & Molecular Biology, University of Michigan, 1997