Rohit Sachdev is a Partner in Orrick’s Energy and Infrastructure Group, based in
Rohit represents several of the world’s leading developers of renewable
and conventional energy generation projects on project development, M&A and financing arrangements. He has extensive experience in the solar, wind, energy storage, gas and biofuel sectors, with a particular focus on California and other
U.S. jurisdictions. Rohit's past deal experience spans energy and
infrastructure projects in the Americas, Asia, India, Europe and the Middle
East, and includes award-winning transactions.
In recent years, Rohit's practice has focused particularly on project development and project M&A transactions. Rohit has represented numerous clients on successfully negotiating thousands of MWs of "physical" and "virtual" PPAs and tolling agreements, as well as a variety of construction, supply and other development arrangements. Rohit has also represented multiple clients on the purchase and sale
of renewables projects in various U.S. jurisdictions, as well as joint venture and other project asset arrangements. In addition, he has special expertise in the development, financing and sale of domestic and international energy storage projects, including stand-alone, hybrid, front-of-meter and behind-the-meter energy storage projects.
Rohit speaks and writes frequently on current topics in the renewables industry, including those identified in the "Speeches" and "Publications" sections of this biography.
Rohit started his legal career at another global law firm in New York,
where he focused on project development and project finance transactions across
the globe. Prior to law and business schools, Rohit was an investment
banking analyst at Credit Suisse in San Francisco, where he provided M&A and
financial advisory services to technology companies in Silicon Valley.
In addition to being admitted in California and New York, Rohit is also
admitted in Massachusetts (inactive).