Chris is co-head of Orrick’s
Defense Energy Task Force and serves on Law360's 2018 project finance editorial advisory board.
He counsels energy and
infrastructure 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 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.
He also represents market-leading private equity funds and
institutional investors in power asset transactions, and understands the unique
challenges and opportunities that these clients face. Chris is a frequent
speaker and writer on topics related to private equity and institutional
investments in power assets.