Justus J. Britt: Lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP

Justus J. Britt

Special Counsel
San Francisco,  CA  U.S.A.

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    University University of Southern California, B.A., Political Science/Psychology, 2005 Dean's List, Order of the Troy Award
    Law SchoolChapman University School of Law, J.D., 2009
    Admitted2009, California; U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California

    Justus Britt is a business lawyer as special counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP. Mr. Britt focuses on the development and acquisition of solar energy projects. His project development experience includes advising clients on real estate, permitting, and construction matters, including negotiating supply, EPC, and O&M agreements. Mr. Britt's acquisition experience includes leading due diligence efforts and assisting on stock and asset purchase agreements, as well as joint venture agreements. He is a member of the firm's Energy Industry Team and the Transactional & Securities Practice.

    Prior to joining Foley, Mr. Britt was a real estate litigation attorney for Hart, King & Coldren, P.L.C. where he managed dozens of active cases, ranging from construction defect litigation to class action lawsuits, and advised clients on day-to-day operations relating to property management issues. He was also an environmental litigation attorney for Michel & Associates, P.C., where he participated in successful defenses of multimillion dollar C.E.R.C.L.A. claims related to ground contamination. He also coordinated novel Endangered Species Act defenses and collaborated on California Public Records Act litigation.


    Mr. Britt was selected for inclusion in the 2014 Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars® list.


    Mr. Britt is a graduate of Chapman University School of Law (J.D., 2009) where he also earned an environmental, land use, and real estate law certificate, as well as a tax law emphasis certificate. He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California (B.A., 2005), where he was on the Dean's List and received the Order of the Troy Award, which is awarded to five percent of the graduating class for philanthropic and academic excellence.


    Mr. Britt is admitted to practice in California, and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California.


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    1-3 MW Solar RFP Issued in Palo Alto, California
    Jason W. Allen,Justus J. Britt,William D. DuFour, July 18, 2014
    The City of Palo Alto Utilities (CPAU) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for 1-3 MW (AC) in order to create a CPAU-branded Community Solar Program.

    WTO Rules U.S. Countervailing Duties on Solar Panels Violate Global Trade Rules
    Jeffery R. Atkin,Justus J. Britt,Robert H. Huey, July 18, 2014
    The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled Monday that U.S. countervailing duties imposed on a range of Chinese products, including solar panels, violated global trade rules by imposing punitive import duties.

    California Senate and Assembly Vote to Extend Property Tax Exclusion for Solar
    Jason N. Barglow,Justus J. Britt, June 30, 2014
    In furtherance of California’s commitment to renewable solar energy, the California Senate and Assembly recently passed Senate Bill 871 (SB 871) which, if signed, would extend the sunset date on the existing property tax exclusion for newly constructed solar energy systems from January 1,...

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    Justus J. Britt

    555 California Street, Suite 1700
    San FranciscoCA 94104-1520


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