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John A. Eliason

Washington, DC, USA Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy
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Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy - USA

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John Eliason manages a broad array of tax-based financing arrangements, with a particular focus on solar generation and energy storage infrastructure projects.
"A solid practical lawyer." "Terrific." 
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Practice Areas

Tax

Energy & Natural Resources

Energy Project Finance & Development

Renewable Energy Energy Transactions

Project & Infrastructure Finance

Energy Tax Equity

Career

John Eliason, Global Co-Head of Energy Project Finance, is a highly respected attorney in the field of tax equity. He has spent more than 20 years representing tax equity investors and developers, with a focus on renewable and alternative energy for the last decade. John has played a pivotal role in the advancement of the renewable energy market.

John focuses his practice on advising tax equity investors, lenders, developers, and sponsors in the renewable energy space—particularly those relating to wind, solar, biomass, and other emerging technologies—with structuring and closing transactions that rely on federal and state tax incentives, like the Federal production tax credit (PTC), energy investment tax credit (ITC) and accelerated depreciation (MACRS and “bonus”). John regularly advises clients implementing partnership flips, public/private partnerships, sale-leasebacks, and other structuring options.

Professional Memberships

New York Bar Association, 1998-2021.

DC Bar Association 2012-2021.

Texas State Bar.

Publications

Chambers USA, 2018-2021.

Chambers Global, 2018-2022.

Personal

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law.

J.D., Washington and Lee University School of Law.

B.A., The University of Texas at Austin.

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