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, financing
and purchase/sale arrangements. He has extensive experience in the solar, wind,
gas and energy storage 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 has represented numerous winning bidders on
thousands of MWs of PPAs and tolling agreements awarded by California’s investor
owned utilities. Rohit has also represented several developers and
sponsors on both "physical" PPAs and "virtual" PPAs across from large
non-utility corporate and other buyers across the U.S. He has also represented
several clients on a variety of energy storage projects, including stand-alone
and hybrid projects in both California and other U.S. jurisdictions. Finally,
Rohit has recently represented multiple clients on the purchase and sale
of renewables projects in various U.S. jurisdictions.
Rohit has substantial experience in project development and
construction arrangements, including power purchase and other offtake
agreements, EPC/construction contracts and supply arrangements, as well as
project company M&A, sales and purchase arrangements.
Rohit started his legal career at White & Case LLP 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).