Les leads Orrick’s US Renewable
Energy Practice and has represented developers, investors and others on renewable
and traditional energy project transactions for 35 years.
Chambers publications identify Les as a
Leading Lawyer and report that clients say Les is an “icon in California
in the renewables space” and “established a reputation as the go-to guy in
California”. Clients praise Les for being “creative and responsive,” “the
ultimate diplomat” and “deal oriented”. Les also is recognized by Euromoney, The Legal 500 and The Expert
Guides as a Leading Lawyer in energy project development, M&A and
Les represents many of the industry’s leading companies on project development,
financing and M&A transactions for solar, wind, biomass, gas and similar generation
projects, battery technology and other energy storage projects, biofuels and
production facilities and energy efficiency projects. Les has led the Orrick team’s
thought leadership in the growing energy storage market, has published numerous
articles on the topic, and has served as lead counsel on many of the largest
storage and renewables+storage transactions completed to date.