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United States: Industry focus

Energy transactions: conventional power

Within: Energy transactions: conventional power

Industry knowledge is second to none’ at Winston & Strawn LLP where the team regularly acts for IPPs such as NRG Energy and Capital Power; in the New York office Jonathan Birenbaum and newly promoted partner Tara Greenberg advised the latter-named client on its $441m acquisition of Decatur Energy Center. Additional contacts include Alan Hoffman (also in New York), who focuses on project finance, and San Francisco-based energy head Joseph Karp and Lisa Cottle. The practice was enhanced by a number of hires from Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, including Washington DC-based Patrick Groomes and New York-based Michael Pikiel.

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Energy: renewable/alternative

Within: Energy: renewable/alternative

Winston & Strawn LLP’s team ‘thinks outside the box’ and acts for a wide-ranging client base that takes in banks, sponsors, equity investors and community choice aggregators. In Los Angeles, key figures include Jerry Bloom and Laurae Rossi; the latter is acting for Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale on the construction and term-loan financing of the Mount Signal 3 solar project in California. In New York, Jonathan Birenbaum brings ‘great wisdom’ to M&A matters, and Tara Greenberg is noted for her ‘industry knowledge’. San Francisco-based Joseph Karp heads the team. The practice saw a number of departures to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, however this was alleviated by the hire of a team from Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP, including Patrick Groomes in Washington DC and New York-based Michael Pikiel.

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