Biography

David E. Stoll is Chair of Farella's Energy + Infrastructure industry group. His practice is focused on shepherding clients through the process of developing energy projects, from initial site control through commercial operation. Over the past decade, David has acted as the go to outside counsel for some of the largest renewable energy developers in the world and has worked on projects totaling over 3500 MWs.

Typically, David works closely with the firm's environmental, real estate, land use, tax, and construction groups to implement his energy client's project development needs. He has extensive experience with joint development agreements, joint ventures, development service agreements, and other arrangements for development of energy projects.

In addition to providing guidance through the development process, David also represents energy clients on both the buy and sell side of energy projects at every stage of development and construction.

David also represents clients with general corporate and merger and acquisition matters, as well as trademark matters, particularly for wine industry clients. He also brings a diverse professional background to his work, with extensive experience in both intellectual property issues and e-commerce. David understands how in-house counsel operate having served as interim general counsel for several clients over the years. He continues to act as outside general counsel for many clients who lack internal legal support. David is a trusted advisor whose clients rely on him for his business judgment as much as his legal expertise.

Distinctions

  • Daily Journal, “California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year” (CLAY) award for M&A deal (2019)
  • Daily Journal, "Top 25 Clean Technology Attorneys" in California (2011)

Firm Highlights

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Nonprofit Basics: Charitable Support for Individuals Affected by a Disaster

Welcome to EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . This Nonprofit Basics episode addresses some common charitable questions that come up in the immediate aftermath of disasters: earthquakes, hurricanes, wildfires, pandemics, terrorist...

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Welcome to EO Radio Show - Your Nonprofit Legal Resource

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Facing 'Changing of the Guard,' Midsize Law Is Readying the Next Generation of Talent

Brian Donnelly spoke to The Recorder for the article, "Facing 'Changing of the Guard,' Midsize Law Is Readying the Next Generation of Talent."  Leaders at Keker, Van Nest & Peters and Farella Braun...

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How hiQ Labs v. LinkedIn and Cases Following It Have Changed U.S. Law on Scraping

Alex Reese is a speaker at OxyCon's 2022 web scraping conference for the session "How hiQ Labs v. LinkedIn and Cases Following It Have Changed U.S. Law on Scraping." To register for the conference, please click...

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What's Working For Mid-Law In Effort To Improve Diversity

Farella Partner and Chief Talent and Inclusion Officer Sarah Good was quoted in Law360 's article "What's Working For Mid-Law In Effort To Improve Diversity." In the article, she said "It's a marathon, not a...

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Farella Represents Miller Family on Sale of The Silverado Vineyards

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The Humility To Prepare and the Confidence To Pull It off With Doug Young

Mike Herring interviews past ACTL President Doug Young in this episode of  Trial Tested: A Podcast by the American College of Trial Lawyers . S3E6: The Humility To Prepare and the Confidence To Pull It off With...

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Nonprofit Basics: Election Year Issues for Private Foundations and Public Charities Part 3: Private Foundation Approaches to Policy Advocacy Allowed by the Internal Revenue Code

Welcome to EO Radio Show – Your Nonprofit Legal Resource . This Nonprofit Basics episode is the third of a three-part series on election year activities for public charities and private foundations. Part 3...

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Maximizing Your Insurance Coverage for Data Privacy Liability

With news of massive data breaches making headlines in recent years, the handling of personal data has become a focus for legislators and regulators around the world. Compliance with data privacy regulations such as the...

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2022 Wildlife & Permitting Symposium

David Lazerwitz will present at the Burns & McDonnell "2022 Wildlife & Permitting Symposium."

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