BackSustainable Energy Group

Renewable energy is one of the most significant social, business, and political matters of the decade, and Nelson Mullins attorneys are proud to play an integral role as the business of sustainable agriculture and renewable energy transforms from a niche activity into its own multi-faceted industry. Touted as a key component in addressing climate change and other environmental issues, we are pleased to be involved with advancement in this vital sector. Facing almost daily changes, our professionals provide the in-house, business, government, and practical experience essential for our clients' unique legal and legislative needs during this remarkable time.

From the early, strategic stages of investment and tax structuring to the development, financing, construction, and operation of renewable energy projects, our professionals guide clients through the sensitive hurdles and strict scrutiny of governmental and legal factors faced by the renewable energy industry. Drawing from professionals with experience in energy, project finance, environmental, real estate, litigation, tax, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, lending and structured finance, securities and capital markets, legislative affairs, and intellectual property, Nelson Mullins provides a multi-disciplinary approach and experienced professional judgment for our clients' sustainable agriculture and energy needs.

Real World Experience

Nelson Mullins brings you more than 45 attorneys and policy advisors whose varied careers and experiences within the agriculture and energy industries span several decades. Building upon lessons learned with an eye on the current market and legislative initiatives, our professionals provide the practical insight so valuable in this dynamic time. Our attorneys and government relations professionals include:

  • A former US ambassador to Canada working with industries on the forefront of carbon capture and sequestration technology;
  • Former members of United States Congress;
  • A former member of Georgia Attorney General's Environmental Law Division; and
  • A former Associate General Counsel of a major international agricultural biotechnology company.

You can find more detailed information on our practice in each of the topics below:

Corporate and Transactional
Federal Funding Programs–Grants and Loan Guarantees
Project Finance
Emission Credits and Valuations
Permitting and Environmental
Governmental Affairs
Licensing and Intellectual Property
Development and Real Estate
Agriculture and Agricultural Biotechnology