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POSITION YOURSELF TO THRIVE WITH OUR COMMITMENT TO UNPARALLELED SERVICE Our Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) Team is multidisciplinary and consists of more than 225 experienced energy attorneys and professionals who work in all areas of energy and natural resources-related regulatory, legislative, transactional and litigation matters. Our distinguished team members include: Our philosophy is to function as an extension of your team.

Former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) attorneys

We achieve this through a combination of deep energy experience, political astuteness and access to resources across a range of practices.

Former counsel to energy companies, including large investor-owned electric utilities and importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) Members of Congress who served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee Former senior advisor to the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency

TRANSACTIONAL We assist with acquisitions, sales, privatization, concession, government finance, PPP and IPP structures, as well as EPC contracts, service and management contracts, operations and maintenance agreements, licenses, leases and similar arrangements.

WE UNDERSTAND YOUR BUSINESS Companies will play a significant role in shaping the future of the global economy. In order to be competitive, companies in the field need to stay ahead of the curve and be prepared for new issues and challenges.

360° Approach

representing electric, oil, natural gas, solar, wind and waste-to-energy sectors

Proactive Strategies

to create opportunities within the industry

The Strongest Position

possible with our pulse on the latest industry trends

YOUR GOALS, OUR STRENGTHS REGULATORY We represent energy companies in all aspects of national, state and local regulatory matters. ENR Team members are trained in traditional cost-of-service ratemaking, as well as more recent competitive regulatory theory. Having worked before EPA, FERC and state PUCs, we tailor regulatory strategies to meet the unique needs of our clients.



We provide full-service energy litigation representation and litigation support in contested matters throughout the world, including project finance and development disputes, power purchase agreement disputes, coal, oil and natural gas pricing, production and royalty disputes, and federal False Claims Act litigation involving energy production.

Our ENR Team represents electric utilities and other major energy companies on regulatory, environmental, tax and appropriations legislation before the U.S. Congress and state legislatures. We also work with the White House, state governors and executive branch agencies at the state and federal level on energy and environmental policy.

LATIN AMERICA We represent companies across the oil and gas, mining, and electric sectors, including local industry participants and state-owned entities. Our lawyers handle virtually every aspect of clients’ legal business concerns, including public contracts, project finance, M&A, corporate reorganization, financial restructurings, litigation, regulatory and environmental matters.

We have the knowledge and experience to assist our energy clients in preparing for, and participating in, the rapidly changing energy and natural gas industries.



Clients include electric and gas utilities, LNG transporters, power authorities, transmission owners/operators, independent power producers/electric COOPs, nuclear operations/ technologies, fuel suppliers, oil and gas producers, transporters/ processors, pipelines and lenders, among others.

The demand for developing solar, wind and biomass sources remains a priority for many energy companies. We’ve helped to shape the direction of legal precedent governing many aspects of the field.

Our legal services include: ƒ Mergers, acquisitions, financings, privatization ƒ Project structuring and contracts ƒ Capital infusion and project finance ƒ Federal and state tax credits, grants and other financial incentives ƒ Technology licensing ƒ Tax and regulatory issues

ƒ Broad-based project management ƒ Renewable and alternative energy transmission access and infrastructure ƒ Real estate, entitlements, land use and environmental needs ƒ Native American tribal and Alaska Native Corporation energy development

WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT OUR FIRM: Chambers Latin America guide

Legal 500 United States

2022 edition | 12 Holland & Knight attorneys honored as “Latin America’s best advisors” | Top rankings in Latin America: Banking & Finance and Project Finance; Colombia: Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, Competition/Antitrust, Dispute Resolution and Energy & Natural Resources: Environment; Mexico: Tax: Non-Contentious, Banking & Finance, Energy & Natural Resources, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A, Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT); Cuba: Corporate/Commercial (Up and Coming)

Government Relations practice recommended in the 2021 guide

The Best Lawyers in America guide

2022 guide | Attorneys recognized in Energy Law, Energy Regulatory Law, Litigation – Regulatory Enforcement, Project Finance Law, Public Finance Law and Natural Resources Law

Legal 500 Latin America

2021 edition | Attorneys recognized for their achievements in Energy and Natural Resources in Colombia and Mexico Chambers USA

2021 edition | Holland & Knight earned Band 1 rankings in Florida: Energy & Natural Resources and Massachusetts: Energy & Natural Resources, as well as Band 4 in USA Nationwide Energy: Electricity (Transactional); in addition, more than 25 energy attorneys were recognized in the guide Latin Lawyer 250

U.S. News − Best Lawyers guide

Firm recognized in 2020 and singled out that it “consistently attracts some of the best and brightest in the legal community” Noted for Energy and Banking & Finance

2021 Metropolitan rankings for Energy Law in Tallahassee


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