Chelsea Munoz Patchen

Managing Associate


Chelsea's practice focuses on the tax aspects of corporate transactions and project financings in the renewable energy and infrastructure sectors.

Chelsea advises clients on a wide variety of corporate transactions and debt and equity financings with an emphasis on advising developers and financing parties in structuring transactions to take advantage of tax credits and other available tax benefits. She advises clients in the wind, solar, carbon capture, and carbon sequestration industries.

Prior to joining Orrick, Chelsea practiced as a Tax associate in the Houston office of another international law firm.

During law school, Chelsea worked as a research assistant to professors Jonathan Masur and Daniel Abebe and served as an articles editor for the Chicago Journal of International Law, in which she also published her own comment on the regulation of space debris. Prior to practicing law, she pursued a graduate degree in geography with a focus on people's relationship to urban nature and political ecology and taught lab courses in physical geography.