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Latham & Watkins LLP

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James R. Barrett

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Latham & Watkins LLP

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James Barrett is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and serves as Co-chair of the firm’s Environmental Regulation & Transactions Practice and Chair of the Washington, D.C. Environment, Land & Resources Department. His practice includes litigation, compliance counseling and transactional work concerning a broad range of environmental laws. Mr. Barrett has also provided services to private equity and strategic company clients in hundreds of transactions covering a broad spectrum of industries, with a particular focus on the energy and oil and gas sectors, including with respect to the acquisition or divestiture of coal, gas, hydro, wind, solar and nuclear power generation assets.

Position

Environmental, Land & Resources Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/james-barrett


United States: Industry focus

Environment: transactional

Within: Leading lawyers

James Barrett - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: Environment: transactional

Latham & Watkins LLP is ‘a pro-active, value-for-money firm that has very good in-depth knowledge, which it conveys in an understandable way’. The team acts for global financial institutions, private equity businesses, and corporations in the full range of high-level environmental transactional issues, including transactional diligence, permitting and compliance, as well as agency rule making and legislation, enforcement actions, and litigation. The environmental law team acted for private equity and venture capital firm ArcLight Capital, which, together with Blackstone, acquired four power plants from American Electric Power for $2.2bn. Other clients include Cogentrix Power, Siemens, Goldman Sachs and Castleton Commodities. The key names are New York’s Gary Gengel and Jean-Phillipe Brisson; Washington DC’s James Barrett and Claudia O’Brien; and Houston-based Joel Mack.

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