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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-1531
United States
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Work Department

Project Finance Law


Partner Christopher Gladbach counsels clients in energy M&A, project development, tax equity and project finance transactions.

Chris works with energy clients in structuring complex equity and debt investments, advises both buyers and sellers in the power sector in mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures, and on the development of large-scale energy projects. He assists his clients in mitigating and allocating risk associated with these transactions in conjunction with achieving their primary business and financial objectives.

Chris has extensive experience advising clients pursuing opportunities involving the development and financing of United States Department of Defense (DoD) energy projects. He counsels developers, purchasers, lenders and tax equity investors in government contracts and structuring project development and financing arrangements to account for unique risks.

In addition, Chris represents market-leading private equity funds and institutional investors in power asset transactions, and understands the unique challenges and opportunities that these clients face.

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American Council of Renewable Energy (ACORE): Leadership counsel member; Lead author of ACORE’s comments to the US Army EITF’s model PPA

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Energy > Energy transactions: electric power

McDermott Will & Emery LLP finds its strength within the development and financing of renewable energy and infrastructure projects, with a practice in solar and wind energy. The firm handles areas such as biomass and geothermal transactions, alongside having an energy tax practice. Christopher Gladbach is based in Washington DC works on complex equity and debt investments and advises both sellers and buyers in the power sector within M&A. Over in Los Angeles, Lloyd MacNeil is a partner who represents a wide range of clients on renewable energy and emerging energy technologies, advising on energy portfolio services and energy efficiency solutions. Debra Harrison practices in Washington, DC and has extensive experience advising on renewable energy transactions, with a focus on development and financing of solar photovoltaic projects in the United States and Europe.