Infocast Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit 2020

Conference | February.05.2020 - February.06.2020

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa – Carlsbad, CA

Orrick is proud to once again sponsor Infocast’s 2020 Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit. Chris Gladbach will be moderating a summit panel on Wednesday, February 5, titled, “Merchant Wind—Market Landscape and Financing Environment.” Panelists will include Christian Carpenter, Vice President at Leidos Engineering LLC; Matthew Ptak, Director at BlackRock Real Assets; and Meghan Schultz, Senior Vice President of Finance & Capital Markets at Invenergy LLC.

Infocast’s wind summit is a valuable resource for the wind industry. Each year, the industry’s leading developers, investors, lenders, turbine suppliers, advisers and other players gather to gain valuable insights into industry trends, get the latest market update on the finance and investment landscape and efficiently schedule rounds of private meetings.

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CLE Credits Available: N



  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Renewable Energy
  • Defense Energy Projects
  • Public Power Financing
  • Banking & Finance
  • Corporate
  • Wind Energy
  • Japan
  • Capital Markets

Christopher Gladbach Partner Energy & Infrastructure, Renewable Energy

Washington, D.C.

Chris is a recognized advisor in the energy sector, counseling clients in energy M&A, project development, tax equity and project finance transactions.  

Chris works with energy clients in structuring complex equity and debt investments, advises both buyers and sellers in the power sector in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and on the development of large-scale energy projects.  He assists his clients in mitigating and allocating risk associated with these transactions in conjunction with achieving their primary business and financial objectives.

Chris is recognized nationally for his client work in the energy sector.   He was awarded the honor of "Rising Star" by the National Law Journal, demonstrating “success on the highest stages” in managing transactions for clients, and has been recognized by the TheLegal500 for his work in project finance.  Chris was also commended by the Financial Times in their Innovative Lawyers Report in the category of "Driving Value" for clients.  He has served for two years running on Law360's Project Finance Editorial Board, and serves on the American Council on Renewable Energy's (ACORE) Leadership Council.  

As Co-Head of the Defense Energy Task Force, Chris also has experience advising clients pursuing opportunities involving the development and financing of United States Department of Defense (DoD) energy projects. He counsels developers, purchasers, lenders and tax equity investors in government contracts and structuring project development and financing arrangements to account for unique risks.

He also represents market-leading private equity funds and institutional investors in power asset transactions, and understands the unique challenges and opportunities that these clients face. Chris is a frequent speaker and writer on topics related to private equity and institutional investments in power assets.