Patrick helps clients originate, develop, and operate renewable energy, storage and transmission projects throughout the United States. Recognized as a market-leading authority in energy regulatory law, Patrick helps companies implement first-of-their-kind commercial strategies to lower their carbon footprint or sell carbon-related products.
Described by Chambers USA as “sought out by energy companies for his expert regulatory and commercial advice as well as his strength in proceedings before the CPUC,” Patrick works on commercial and regulatory challenges involving the transition of the electric power grid to renewable resources. He represents some of the country’s largest power producers in wholesale and retail energy and capacity market transactions.
Patrick advises solar, wind, geothermal, and energy storage project sponsors on site acquisition, transmission, and power purchase agreement negotiations. He also assists producers of new technologies that combat climate change, including renewable fuels, carbon capture, and carbon offset credits, in structuring novel commercial transactions.