Energy and Infrastructure

DarrowEverett’s Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group provides legal guidance in these rapidly changing industries. We assist companies, developers, and investors across numerous industries in the management of energy-related regulatory, legislative, transactional, governance, public policy, and litigation matters. Our attorneys stay abreast of the newest and most innovative energy opportunities, allowing us to handle any transaction or matter regardless of the size, complexity, jurisdiction, or timeline.

The DE Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group has extensive experience in alternative energy projects, from renewable energy & fuels: solar, wind, and hydroelectric, to biofuels to LNG.

Our Energy and Infrastructure Team consistently collaborates across all our practices including: Intellectual Property and Technology, Regulatory and Compliance, Commercial Real Estate, Private Equity, Capital Markets, and Securities, Corporate and Business Transactions, Tax, and Business Litigation and Dispute Resolution, bringing decades of advisory experience to our clients.

DarrowEverett handles an array of Energy and Infrastructure matters, including:

  • Regulatory Compliance & Permitting
  • Local Utility Compliance
  • Defense of Enforcement Actions
  • Diligence Review
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Debt & Equity Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Joint Ventures & other Equity Holder Arrangements
  • Recapitalizations
  • Tax Equity Investments
  • Reorganizations
  • Transactions
  • Related Litigation
  • Crisis Prevention & Response

Recent Matters

Energy and Infrastructure

Assisted national developer in negotiating and closing on the sale of a renewable energy project of nearly 7 MW in Upstate York. Our work included working with the client’s lender to simultaneously pay off the promissory note used to construct the project. We also assisted with the recording of documents and the leasing and option…
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Practice Leader

Keith E. Phillis - Partner


Keith E. Phillis is a Partner and the Chair of our Energy and Infrastructure Practice Group, and Practice Leader in our Private Wealth Services and Tax Practice Groups. Keith represents a wide range of clients, from individuals to large public and private business entities.

Keith’s private wealth planning representation includes advising individuals and businesses on estate planning, wealth and asset preservation planning, tax mitigation and business succession planning strategies. Keith routinely prepares estate planning, estate settlement,...

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