Zuber Lawler’s cleantech team focuses on providing advice to a wide variety of clean and renewable energy sector participants, including chemical, electric, hydro, solar, wind, and biofuel companies. Zuber Lawler has been tapped to represent 4 of the 30 largest energy companies in the United States, as well as other regulated utilities, and emerging companies developing the most exciting new cleantech technologies. We also represent commercial banks and institutional lenders, private investors, project developers, and other strategic players. Our clients are driven to lower carbon emissions, otherwise minimize the environmental impact of the traditional energy industry and other industries, and create innovative energy solutions. They are investing in renewable energy projects, electric vehicle technology, energy-efficient data center facilities, and agtech projects that combine precision agriculture, architecture, and energy with resource efficiency advancements.
Zuber Lawler’s cleantech deal, IP, regulatory, and litigation attorneys are not only recognized in their respective legal fields, but also possess bioscience PhD and engineering degrees, and bring to the table deep knowledge of relevant technologies. Consequently, our cleantech team is well positioned to offer a multidisciplinary approach to complex projects driven by cutting-edge cleantech innovation. Our transactional, regulatory, and IP lawyers work closely together with our cleantech clients throughout the lifecycles of cleantech projects. Our cleantech litigation attorneys possess trial, appellate, and alternative dispute resolution expertise in relation to patent infringement, real estate, eminent domain, and other complex commercial disputes. The collective expertise of our cleantech team enables holistic legal representation of even the most ambitious cleantech companies.
Specifically, Zuber Lawler advises cleantech clients as to matters that require management of the unique environmental and regulatory challenges involved in buying, selling, and interacting with cleantech assets. Zuber Lawler’s attorneys advise as to clean power financing and investment transactions; clean power procurement; development of sustainable facilities; formation of joint ventures with renewable energy companies; compliance with securities laws and regulations, including ESG reporting; project permitting, real estate acquisitions, and divestitures; and energy regulation and environmental law compliance. Our team also boasts complimentary expertise relating to technology protection, enforcement, and licensing; data privacy and cybersecurity; and tax incentives. As a final note, Zuber Lawler is an entrepreneurial firm that prides itself on its attorneys’ creativity in fashioning efficient solutions to problems in areas of emerging technology like cleantech. Indeed, in our view, our entrepreneurial spirit and accompanying creativity can provide clients with a competitive edge in this rapidly evolving and uniquely exciting space.