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Ballard Spahr LLP

1735 MARKET STREET, 51ST FLOOR, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19103-7599, USA
Tel:
Work +1 215 665 8500
Fax:
Fax +1 215 864 8999
Email:
Web:
www.ballardspahr.com

Patrick Gillard

Tel:
Work 1.215.864.8536
Email:
Web:
www.ballardspahr.com
Ballard Spahr LLP

Work Department

Business and Transactions, Energy and Project Finance

Position

Partner and Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr’s Energy and Project Finance Group

Career

Patrick R. Gillard is the Practice Leader of Ballard Spahr's Energy and Project Finance Group. He represents corporate clients, underwriters, and lenders in connection with corporate and project finance, mergers and acquisitions, public utility law, and wholesale energy regulation. Patrick has a sophisticated utility finance practice and experience negotiating public and private debt financings involving both complex capitalization structures and M&A transactions.

 

Admissions: New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Member

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Public Utility Section

Energy Bar Association

Education

Widener University School of Law (J.D., M.B.A. 2000, magna cum laude)

Staff, Delaware Journal of Corporate Law; Member, Phi Kappa Phi

University of Scranton (B.S. 1995)


United States: Finance

Project finance

Within: Project finance

The energy and project finance team at Ballard Spahr LLP is instructed by lenders and sponsors in project finance mandates, where renewable energy projects are a particular area of expertise. Thomas Hoffmann in Washington DC and Patrick Gillard in Philadelphia jointly head the team, which includes Dirk Michels in Los Angeles and Minneapolis-based Raymond Faricy. Darin Lowder joined Foley & Lardner LLP in 2019.

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United States: Industry focus

Energy: renewable/alternative power

Within: Energy: renewable/alternative power

Ballard Spahr LLP handles project acquisitions, construction agreements, and project development and financing arrangements for project developers and sponsors, tax equity investors, bank lenders and governmental entities. Philadelphia-based Patrick Gillard heads the practice group. Raymond Faricy joined the Minneapolis office as a result of the firm's merger with Lindquist & Vennum PLLP.

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