Orrick Collaborates with ACORE on New Renewable Energy PPA Guidebook for Corporate & Industrial Purchasers
Paul Zarnowiecki is a partner in Orrick's Washington, D.C., office and a member of the Energy and Infrastructure Group. Paul represents sponsors, investors, utilities and other strategic participants in corporate and project finance transactions, primarily in the energy and infrastructure sectors.
Transactions on which Paul has advised include the development, financing, acquisition and divestiture of renewable and conventional power projects and other infrastructure assets in a broad range of commercial and corporate transactions. He has served as lead counsel on some of the most innovative and complex U.S. renewable energy transactions in recent years, including Deal of Year projects in both the wind and solar energy sectors, the U.S. Army’s largest renewable energy transaction to date, and the first power purchase agreement for offshore wind energy in the United States.
Paul’s recent pro bono legal work includes advising a Washington, D.C., -based non-profit corporation on various transactions to provide affordable housing to Washington, D.C., residents and the formation and organization of a non-profit corporation to provide leadership training to at-risk teenagers.
Prior to joining Orrick, Paul worked as an associate at a project finance advisory firm in Washington, D.C., on international power, telecommunications and infrastructure projects.
Some of Paul's notable transactions include:
Project Development and Financing
Mergers and Acquisitions
Power Supply Arrangements