Raymond Faricy > Ballard Spahr LLP > Minneapolis, United States > Lawyer Profile

Ballard Spahr LLP
2000 IDS CENTER 80
SOUTH 8TH STREET
MINNEAPOLIS, MN 55402-2119
MINNESOTA
United States

Work Department

Finance

Position

Partner

Career

For two decades, Raymond Faricy has partnered closely with privately held businesses and helped them achieve their strategic objectives.

Ray has handled virtually all aspects of business, including: mergers and acquisitions; corporate finance and securities matters; loan transactions; corporate governance issues; leasing, buying, and selling strategic assets; contract negotiation; manufacturing; distribution; and licensing. Ray has developed processes that streamline common pursuits, such as raising capital for startup companies and strategic transactions, so he can represent clients efficiently.

Admissions: Minnesota

Memberships

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association

Hennepin County Bar Association

Ramsey County Bar Association

American Health Lawyers Association

Education

William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) (J.D., magna cum laude, 1999)

University of Minnesota (B.A., 1996)

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy: renewable/alternative power

Ballard Spahr LLP has broad capabilities across the full range of renewable energy mandates, assisting lenders and project sponsors with a combination of project finance, development, construction arrangements and transactional matters. The team is also well positioned to act for investors in the acquisition and sale of renewable projects encompassing a wide range of technologies, including solar, offshore and onshore wind, biogas, biodiesel, geothermal electric generation and hydroelectric facilities. The department is jointly led by two practitioners based in Philadelphia: Steve Park and Patrick Gillard, the latter of whom has a sophisticated utility finance practice which also covers complex capitalization structures and M&A transactions. Raymond Faricy in Minneapolis has notable strength in wind and solar power projects, where he advises developers and owners at all stages of project development, land rights, power purchase agreements and financing issues. Based in Las Vegas, Bruce Johnson is recommended for the development and financing of energy generation and transmission facilities.