Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues the strategic expansion of its Energy & Natural Resources Practice with the addition of energy tax attorney David Gillespie as a shareholder in New York.
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP continues the strategic expansion of its Energy & Natural Resources Practice with the addition of energy tax attorney David Gillespie as a shareholder in New York. Gillespie joins from Winston & Strawn where he was a partner.
Gillespie brings a deep knowledge of tax law as it relates to renewable power, energy transition, and infrastructure. His experience includes tax-equity financings, domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), leasing, and other complex transactions across numerous sectors and assets, including wind, solar, carbon capture and sequestration, renewable natural gas, geothermal, hydro, nuclear, historic rehabilitation, transportation and social infrastructure, aviation, rail, and maritime.
Additionally, as part of the firm’s strategy to meet growing client needs in this sector, Audrey Louison joins Jeff Chester as co-chair of the Energy Project Finance & Development Group. Louison advises developers, sponsors, investors, suppliers, contractors, and investors in connection with power project development, investment, financing, and M&A as well as energy and markets transition. Energy Project Finance & Development is one of many specialized subgroups comprising the multifaceted Energy & Natural Resources Capabilities sector.
“We are excited that Greenberg Traurig continues building out its Energy & Natural Resources Practice and energy subgroups by strategically hiring a broad range of highly regarded specialists who collaborate across the world as teams on these complex matters,” Chester and Louison said in a joint statement. “With the Inflation Reduction Act in the United States and mandates by many governments worldwide calling for a reduction in carbon footprint, we have witnessed a substantial increase in the need for seasoned lawyers to guide clients through the complex lifecycle of energy and infrastructure matters. We are thrilled that David, a skilled tax advisor in energy transition, renewables, and related tax incentives, is joining the firm to provide critical guidance to our clients.”
“I have worked with Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice in the past and have long known of its stellar reputation and broad multidisciplinary capabilities. I look forward to joining this world-class team,” Gillespie said. “As clients look to reduce their carbon footprint, it’s an exciting time to be working in this industry and help them navigate through the complex tax provisions to gain financial advantages.”
Gillespie joins on the heels of other recent hires in the Energy & Natural Resources Practice including Shareholder Regina A. Pearson in Austin; Energy Project Finance & Development Shareholder Noah Pollak in Washington, D.C., Shareholders Eric W. Macaux in Boston, Shashank Krishna in London, and Of Counsel C. Logan Anderson in Atlanta; energy M&A Shareholder Paolo Esposito in Milan; and the head of the Energy & Natural Resources Practice in Poland, Konrad Kosicki. In addition, the firm launched the Asia Energy & Infrastructure Practice, which is headed by Joseph Kim, Jared Raleigh, and William Wu in the firm's recently opened Singapore office.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice: Greenberg Traurig’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice has broad transactional, regulatory, and litigation experience across the energy industry, including oil and gas, LNG, electricity, coal, wind, solar and other renewable energy sources, and water. The firm’s exceptional multi-office platform, including key offices in major energy centers, enables us to serve and implement legal strategies for energy clients throughout the U.S. and internationally.
About Greenberg Traurig: Greenberg Traurig, LLP has more than 2650 attorneys in 47 locations in the United States, Europe and the Middle East, Latin America, and Asia. The firm is a 2022 BTI “Highly Recommended Law Firm” for superior client service and is consistently among the top firms on the Am Law Global 100 and NLJ 500. Greenberg Traurig is Mansfield Rule 6.0 Certified Plus by The Diversity Lab. The firm is recognized for powering its U.S. offices with 100% renewable energy as certified by the Center for Resource Solutions Green-e® Energy program and is a member of the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Partnership Program. The firm is known for its philanthropic giving, innovation, diversity, and pro bono. Web: http://www.gtlaw.com.
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