Chris is a Partner in the Energy & Infrastructure Group. He has extensive and varied experience in the energy and infrastructure sectors including both project finance and corporate transactions and is regularly responsible for structuring complex financings.
His practice focuses on financing, acquisition and disposition of and investments in energy projects with a particular emphasis on renewables. Chris has extensive experience structuring and documenting tax equity transactions (i.e., disproportionate partnership flip and other structures utilizing PTCs and ITC), a wide variety of debt financings (including construction, back-leverage, holdco, and other types of portfolio financings) and leasing transactions (both single investor and leverage leases). He also has deep experience in investments in and acquisition and disposition of energy projects in all stages of their life cycle and portfolios of assets, and a variety of joint ventures and joint ownership and operating arrangements.
With more than 25 years in the energy and power practice and over 15 years in renewables market, Chris represents many of the leading and most active players in the renewable sector and power market generally. Having been across the table from almost all the tax equity and debt participants in the renewable market, Chris’s deep understanding of their motivations and objectives enables him to anticipate their concerns. While Chris typically represents sponsors, developers, and strategic investors, he has also represented public power authorities, electric cooperatives, lenders and other types of investors.