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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
LOS ANGELES, CA 90067-32
United States
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Work Department

Energy: renewable/alternative power


Partner Edward (Ed) Zaelke is the head of the Firm’s Global Energy Project Finance group. He focuses his practice on project finance and private equity in renewable energy transactional matters. With more than 30 years of experience, he advises clients on all elements of alternative energy development and finance, including equity and debt financing, merger and acquisition transactions, equipment purchase and sale agreements, power purchase agreements, siting and other real property issues, governmental approvals, and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts.

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American Wind Energy Association, former board member and former president
Wind Solar Alliance, founding board member

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

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Edward Zaelke

McDermott Will & Emery LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP acts for financial institutions, private investors, project owners and operators, trade associations and clearing organizations in M&A transactions, corporate financing and tax structuring matters. Headed by Miami-based Philip Tingle, the team has experience of wind, solar, biomass and water projects. Edward Zaelke joined the firm from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in 2019.