SAN FRANCISCO, February 15, 2013 – David Lazerwitz, environmental partner and co-chair of Farella Braun + Martel’s Renewable Energy and Clean Technologies Group, was named to the inaugural LMG Clean Technology & Renewable Energy guide’s CleanTech 100. The list recognizes the top 100 clean technology and renewable energy attorneys practicing in the industry today.
Lazerwitz was commended by peers for “doing outstanding work in the renewable energy space with his group.” He represented First Solar in connection with the federal, state and local permitting and regulatory approvals for the 550-MW Desert Sunlight Solar Farm and the 140-MW Campo Verde Solar Project, and currently represents First Solar, NextEra Energy Resources and Calpine Corporation in connection with several existing and development stage renewable energy projects in California and Nevada.
The guide listed Farella Braun + Martel as a “recommended” firm in the Regulatory practice area. Farella’s abilities within the sector were noted as being “outstanding when it comes to developing clean technology projects.” Farella is noted for handling extensive clean technology and renewable energy work concerning land use and environmental compliance issues and corporate transactions.
Research included interviews and surveys completed by partners active in the market. Firms were selected as a result of extremely positive feedback received from interviews with peers and clients and were viewed as leading actors in a particular practice area.
Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and high-stakes commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Founded in 1962, the firm is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. Farella Braun + Martel lawyers are known for their imaginative legal solutions, dynamism and intellectual creativity. With an unwavering service ethic and interdisciplinary team approach, the firm is committed to advancing clients' objectives in the most effective, coordinated and efficient manner.
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