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Energy

We represent natural gas and oil companies, utilities, and renewable energy developers. Our clients include manufacturers, service providers, investors, schools, banks, small businesses.

 

Let us help you achieve your goal. And after that, we’ll still be here, to help you with the next one.

 

Representative Experience

Assisted wind and solar developers in obtaining multimillion-dollar tax credits from the Oregon Department of Energy. Successfully added amendments to proposed legislation that ensured that developers could operate and finance their projects under a more restrictive business energy tax-credit program. Promoted legislation to clarify jurisdictional conflicts for approvals to site large scale renewable projects.
Acquisition, financing, and development of wind, solar, and biomass energy facilities in Oregon and Washington.
Counseled an electric utility on legislative issues that includes the implications of, and revising, proposed legislations concerning greenhouse gas emissions performance standards, stranded cost recovery in retiring outdated generating facilities, and the development of solar energy systems to meet the Renewable Portfolio Standard.
Handled the real estate aspects of the acquisition and development of a natural gas power plant for a national energy company.
Drafted hundreds of international sales contracts, standard form international terms and conditions, product distribution or "channel" agreements, custom foreign manufacturing agreements, foreign country agency agreements, "ex-pat" employee agreements, and foreign-invested joint venture agreements for variety of industries including technology, wood products, heavy equipment, solar energy, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, food products and pet food, alcoholic beverages, and agricultural products.