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Michael Ginsburg Joins Farella Braun + Martel’s Renewable Energy Practice

April 27, 2015 Announcement

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2015: Farella Braun + Martel LLP welcomes Michael Ginsburg as special counsel to its Renewable Energy & Clean Technologies Practice. Ginsburg focuses on energy project development and transactions.

“We are delighted to welcome Michael to Farella,” said Renewable Energy & Clean Technologies Group Co-Chair, David Stoll. “His extensive experience with project development in the energy space, including power purchase agreements and EPC and O&M agreements, provides a strong complement to Farella’s existing product offerings for our energy clients. Michael’s addition furthers our goal to provide a full menu of high-quality legal services to our renewable and traditional energy clients.”

Ginsburg represents energy project developers on a wide range of transactions, including development, acquisition, disposition and project financing of both traditional and renewable energy projects, including solar, wind, geothermal, landfill gas, biomass and energy storage projects. His has extensive experience negotiating power purchase agreements, engineering, procurement and construction agreements, operation and maintenance agreements, project management agreements and other project contracts. Ginsburg is recommended as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 US (2013, 2014) in the areas of Project Finance and Energy: Renewable/Alternative. He earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School (1999). Ginsburg joins Farella from Morrison & Foerster’s San Francisco office.

Farella Braun + Martel represents clients throughout the United States and abroad in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Farella 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. Founded in 1962, Farella is headquartered in San Francisco and maintains an office in the Napa Valley focused on the wine industry. www.fbm.com

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433
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