Energy

The lawyers of Leech Tishman’s Energy Practice Group regularly work with clients in the upstream, downstream, services, mining and utility sectors of the energy industry. With substantial experience in acquisition and divestiture, financing, development and construction, operating plant services, governmental regulation, tax, environmental and litigation issues, our team of lawyers is well prepared to assist clients with managing the dynamic challenges of the energy industry.

Our firm represents clients involved in oil & gas exploration and production, refining, oilfield/natural gas services, mining entities, electrical and gas utilities, alternative/renewable energy developers (solar, wind and geothermal), hydroelectric power providers, power plant owners and developers, fossil fuel providers and timber companies.

Our Energy Practice Group has experience in the following areas:

Financing

Acquisition and Divestiture

Legal & Tax Considerations of Exploration/Development of Natural Resources (Tax Credits/Other Incentives)

Energy Project, Real Estate, Oil & Gas and Venture Capital Partnerships

Land Use/Sustainable Development

Construction, Engineering, Equipment Supply and Installation

Services for Operating Power Plants (Fossil, Nuclear and Renewable Energy)

Transactional Due Diligence

Government Contracting and Department of Energy Procurement and Grants

Development and Capitalization of Renewable Energy Projects

Business Succession Planning/Estate Planning and Asset Protection

Development of:

  • Family-Limited Partnerships
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Captive Insurance Companies

Structuring of:

  • Corporate Successor Planning
  • Privately-Held Share Transfer Arrangements
  • Stock Acquisition
  • Stock Buy/Sell Agreements

General Counseling

Surface Mining/Oil/Gas/Coalbed Methane Lease Agreements

Local/State/Federal Regulatory Compliance

Site Approvals

Investigations

Permits

Licenses

Zoning Matters

Compliance

  • Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)
  • California Energy Commission (CEC)
  • State/Local Regulatory Commissions
  • Jurisdiction of Federal Energy

Site Investigation and Facility Closure

Litigation

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    We updated an existing special needs trust with living wills, power of attorneys. Very little was changed, however it was very expensive for a middle income family.

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