Mr Jeffrey Schroeder > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
United States

Work Department

Energy, Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage, Financial Services, Energy and Infrastructure, Private Equity, Renewable Energy and Clean Power, International Renewable Energy and Clean Power, Sustainability and Corporate Clean Power, Solar, Wind, Biomass, Hydro, Landfill Gas, Power and Utilities Capital Markets, Energy, Energy M&A, Project Finance and Development, Nuclear Energy




Practice focuses on project development and finance (both domestic and international), tax equity transactions, acquisitions and disposition of projects and portfolios and related financings.


Admitted to the District of Columbia Bar


  • JD, Washington and Lee University, cum laude, 1991
  • BA, University of Virginia, 1988

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Project finance

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP‘s US group, which forms part of its global energy practice, works with banks, institutional lenders, development finance institutions and project developers on the financing of wind, solar, and geothermal projects, in addition to more traditional power facilities. Jeffrey Schroeder leads the team from Washington DC and represents a number of premier investment banks in asset, stock, and portfolio acquisition transactions. In New York, Michael Madden advises on offshore drilling platforms and oil refineries. John Shepherd, Jr.  arrived from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in March 2021 to add to the firm’s regulatory expertise, practicing out of DC.

United States > Industry focus > Energy transactions: electric power

Combining project finance, corporate, lending, environmental, litigation, regulatory and tax expertise, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP brings a multidisciplinary approach to its conventional power practice. Particular areas of advisory expertise include financing, tax, environmental and land use, FERC and energy regulatory, project development and real estate matters. Jeffrey Schroeder spearheads the practice from Washington DC and focuses on domestic and international project finance, notably project development and asset, stock and portfolio acquisitions.

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

Best known for its strong credentials in financing and tax equity, the renewable energy practice at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is a top destination for several financial institutions investing and lending into wind, solar and other clean power projects. In addition, the practice is well versed in the development and acquisition of renewable energy projects and portfolios, involving wind, solar and geothermal facilities. Leader of the energy and infrastructure group Jeffrey Schroeder  is primarily focused on domestic and international project finance and other financing transactions, including but not restricted to tax equity, Rule 144A offerings and mezzanine debt. He is based in Washington DC, where Hilary Lefko stands out for her experience in tax credits for the production of electricity from renewable sources. Michael Klaus  in San Francisco is recognized for his work in the fields of project finance, development and M&A.

United States > Industry focus > Energy regulation: electric power

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is the ‘”go-to firm for state regulatory matters in TexasThe team is praised for being ‘highly responsive and willing to go the extra mile as neededIt regularly represents clients in routine and contested, federal and state regulatory proceedings, and provides regulatory guidance to support a variety of commercial transactions. Additionally, the group has extensive NERC capabilities including representing clients in compliance audits. Based in Washington DC, project finance specialist Jeffrey Schroeder jointly leads the team with Myles Reynolds in Dallas; Reynolds primarily advises electric utilities, natural gas utilities and midstream companies. In Dallas, Tab Urbantke and counsel Lauren Freeland are also recommended. John Shepherd, previously at FERC, joined the Washington DC office in March 2021.