Our energy practice recognizes that renewable energy is the future of the energy industry. As a result, we focus on providing clients solutions to the legal challenges they face as renewable‐energy developers and producers.

From acquisition to development, construction, and operation, we help clients navigate the regulatory hurdles to energy projects and litigate disputes at every stage of the process. We also draw upon our successful experience in commercial, securities, environmental, and land‐use litigation to provide comprehensive service. Knowing the unique opportunities and challenges in the renewable‐energy industry, we will work to understand your goals, provide sound advice, and collaborate on pragmatic solutions that ensure your energy projects thrive.

Representative Experience

  • Responded to and defeated co‐location notices and other objections from Xcel Energy on behalf of solar-garden developers before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and Department of Commerce 
  • Defended solar‐garden developer in litigation over post‐acquisition contract and fraud claims 
  • Represented a wind‐ and solar‐energy developer in litigation on obligations tied to development milestones, including pre‐ and post‐construction closings and the use of interconnection and transmission positions
  • Counseled Fortune 500 company in adapting to changed circumstances impacting renewable energy purchase agreements