Experience

  • Energy M&A
  • Geothermal

Represent Miller Family on Sale of The Silverado Vineyards

Represented the Miller family on the sale of Napa Valley luxury wine producer The Silverado Vineyards to Foley Family Wines. The sale included a 73,000-square-foot winery and 300 acres of vineyards across Napa’s Stags Leap District, Coombsville, and Yountville wine regions.

Swinerton Incorporated

Represented Swinerton Incorporated in the sale of its renewable energy division Swinerton Renewable Energy (SRE) and wholly-owned subsidiary SOLV, Inc. to private equity firm American Securities LLC. The transaction combines Swinerton's existing EPC and O&M service groups together under one company name, SOLV Energy, LLC.

BTIG LLC

Represented BTIG, a large international broker-dealer, in connection with investments in BTIG by Goldman Sachs, Credit Lyonnaise and Blackstone, and in the establishment of BTIG’s investment banking and asset management businesses.

True-Tech Corporation

Represented True-Tech Corporation, a manufacturing provider specializing in high precision machining, mechanical assembly and clean room assembly for semiconductor and aerospace customers, in its sale to Jabil Inc., a global manufacturing services company.

The Doctors Company

Advised The Doctors Company, the nation's largest insurer of physician and surgeon medical liability, in its nationwide roll up of medical malpractice insurers. Most recently, advised The Doctors Company in connection with a $650 million acquisition of New York-based Hospitals Insurance Company and FOJP Service Corporation from Mount Sinai Health System, Montefiore Health System, and Maimonides Medical Center. 

Anchor Distilling Company

Representation of founder of Anchor Distilling Company in connection with redemptions by Anchor following sale of Anchor Brewing and follow on representation in the establishment of San Francisco-based distilling venture with Berry Bros. & Rudd.

Cenergistic, LLC

Advised this Dallas-based energy conservation company on corporate, commercial, and executive compensation matters, along with its relationship with lead investor Kleiner Perkins.

Swinerton Incorporated

Advised this prominent general contractor on corporate governance, stock plan and solar energy matters.

Bechtel Group, Inc.

Represented this international engineering and construction giant on a variety of corporate and shareholder matters.

The Geysers, Lake and Sonoma Counties

Representing Calpine Corporation in connection with environmental, permitting and land use issues associated with its 725-megawatt Geysers geothermal facilities including federal lease and license renewals under NEPA, and County land use/permitting proceedings under CEQA  in Lake and Sonoma Counties.  We also developed environmental and emergency response actions relating to wildfires.