Nathan Bishop

Managing Associate

Washington, D.C. Office

Nathan's practice focuses on renewable energy project development and finance. 

His practice focuses on debt and tax equity financings and the development of solar, wind and storage projects.

Prior to joining Orrick, Nathan worked on renewable energy project finance at a global law firm. As a law student, Nathan worked as a legal intern at the Environmental Defense Fund, where he researched emissions credit trading policies among EEA and EFTA states, and at the Natural Resources Defense Council, where he analyzed a variety of energy policy issues. Nathan also served as a research assistant at the United Nations International Law Commission, where he helped prepare guidelines concerning states' responsibility to protect the atmosphere under international law.

    • An investment management firm on the acquisition of tax equity investments in ten wind energy generation facilities located across Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Nebraska.
    • Lenders on a credit facility for the construction and expansion of an up to 490 MW/1,525 MWh partially contracted portfolio of three battery energy storage projects located in California. This is one of the largest financings of battery energy storage systems to-date. 
    • Tax equity investors on the amendment of transaction documents in connection with the sale of membership interests in a tax equity holding company.
    • A Canadian pension fund and a renewable company on the acquisition of First Solar's project development business, consisting of over 60 utility scale solar projects across the US in various stages of development.
    • Lenders on the $50 million senior secured term loan facility for the owner of district energy and other utility operations and assets located in and around Rochester, New York. 
    • A consortium of banks on a $625 million financing for the acquisition of the Long Beach Container Terminal. 
    • A multinational media corporation as borrower's counsel on the amendment and restatement of its $2.5 billion revolving credit facility. The transaction included adding key business terms such as increased debt capacity and potential upsize opportunity, as well as incorporating updated market terms. 
    • A federal government agency on a secured loan for a desalination project in California. 
    • A global financial services group in the refinancing of a bank facility for a toll road project in Chicago. 
    • Borrower's counsel on the $132 million financing of the design, engineering, construction and completion of two data centers located in Virginia.
    • Purchasers on a private placement with the refinancing for the construction of a toll road project in Peru. This is the first securitization of PAMPI rights in Peru.