Biography

Lysondra Ludwig has a diverse transactional practice covering each stage of the corporate life cycle. She regularly counsels clients from formation to exit, including providing advice regarding choice of entity, profits interest grants, restructuring and mergers & acquisitions.

Prior to joining Farella, Lysondra had extensive experience in negotiating, structuring, and documenting a variety of transaction types, including securities offerings, mergers & acquisitions, and bankruptcy & restructuring, and tax matters related to project finance, with a focus on renewable energy and infrastructure assets.

At Farella, her practice has focused on the development of tax strategy for a broad range of corporate transactions. These have included everything from selling a wine label to structuring and financing a real estate portfolio.

Lysondra has also advised investment funds that have very specific profit-sharing. Her broad background equips her to arrive at innovative solutions for complex problems. For example, she aided clients gain liquidity from restricted stock grants through the use of prepaid contracts or loan structures to help individual investors meet their strategic objectives in an ever-evolving investment landscape. Lysondra’s responsive, calm and above all, expert involvement in complex transactions provides her clients with the tax expertise they require at critical moments for the business.

Distinctions

  • Super Lawyers’ Northern California Rising Stars (2020)
  • The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch in the area of Tax Law (2021)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • San Francisco Leadership, Class of (2019-2020)
  • Co-Chair, Barristers Club Tax Law Section, Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Northern California Rising Stars by Super Lawyers (2020)

Firm Highlights

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Battery Energy Storage Systems Integrated in Solar Facilities To Receive Tax Incentives

Intermittency is one of the largest issues impeding increased reliance on energy from utility-scale renewable energy generation sources such as wind and solar. Battery energy storage systems (“BESSs”) can alleviate concerns related to intermittency...

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Farella Braun + Martel Attorneys Named to 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Forty-one Farella Braun + Martel attorneys across practice areas were named to the Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists of top attorneys in Northern California for 2020. Farella attorneys named among 2020 Northern California...

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Battery Energy Storage Systems Series

The increasing mandates and incentives for the rapid deployment of energy storage are resulting in a boom in the deployment of utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS), presenting both challenges and opportunities for energy developers...

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Renewable Energy Roundtable Update in the Wake of COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in widespread disruption of business and industry across California, including the state’s vibrant renewable energy and energy storage industry. Farella Braun + Martel attorneys are tracking developments and advising...

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Eight Farella Braun + Martel Lawyers Listed in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2021

SAN FRANCISCO/ST. HELENA, CA, August 20, 2020: Eight Farella Braun + Martel lawyers were listed in the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch . This recognition is awarded to attorneys who are earlier in...

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Farella Represents Sports Industry Veterans in Forming SPAC RedBall Acquisition Corp.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 28, 2020: Farella Braun + Martel represented sports industry veterans Billy Beane, the EVP of Baseball Operations for the Oakland A's, and Luke Bornn, Vice President, Strategy and Analytics at the Sacramento...

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AB 37: State Tax Deductions for Cannabis Businesses

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