Timothy Callahan > McGuireWoods LLP > Chicago, United States > Lawyer Profile

McGuireWoods LLP
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United States


Tim Callahan has closed wind, solar and other renewable energy projects aggregating well over 10,000 MWs in his nearly 30-year career. He is a leading advisor to owners, developers, sponsors, lenders, manufacturers and contractors in all facets of the development, financing, acquisition and disposition of energy and other infrastructure facilities. His comprehensive experience includes advising clients in connection with renewable energy facilities, gas and coal fired power plants, and gas and water pipelines. Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Tim served as the global chair of the Wind Energy Practice at another Am Law 100 law firm. He frequently speaks and writes on alternative energy.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Project finance

McGuireWoods LLP has a strong presence in transactions in the energy sector, advising clients including financial institutions, developers, and private equity and infrastructure funds involved in the financing and development of projects in solar and wind in particular. Baltimore-based energy industry team lead Brian Kelly  has broad M&A experience, while Brennen Keene in Richmond and Durham McCormick in Houston co-head the renewables team. Other key practitioners include transactional partners Timothy Callahan  and Evelyn Kim, who are based in Chicago and San Francisco, respectively.

United States > Energy > Renewable/alternative power

Utilities and infrastructure funds in particular flock to McGuireWoods LLP multidisciplinary team for assistance on major transactions in the renewables space, including joint ventures, acquisitions, and the purchase, development, and sale of assets including solar and wind generation facilities. The firm is especially active in the Southeast, with M&A and energy transactional chair Michael Woodard and renewable energy sector co-chair Breenen Keene, both based in Richmond and noted for their expertise in the range of transactional work, as well as real estate and land-use guidance, respectively. The team, with Woodward as lead counsel, recently represented Dominion Energy on contracts with a value of approximately $7bn to construct the Coastal Virgina Offshore Wind project. Renewable energy sector co-chair Durham McCormick in Houston has a strong focus on tax structuring, while Timothy Callahan in Chicago is a key contact for energy-sector M&A.