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Energy & Environmental

Throughout our global network of offices, Winston & Strawn has more than 80 tightly aligned energy and environmental attorneys whose practices are distinguished by their ability to bring a fully integrated and innovative service platform to our clients, nationally and worldwide. For more than 30 years, our team has represented a wide diversity of players in the energy and environmental arenas—ranging from utilities, independent power producers, energy cooperatives, project developers, financiers, and power purchasers, to manufacturers, oil and gas companies, retailers, contractors, lenders, borrowers, investors, traders, and governments, among others. Moreover, our ability to meld multiple legal disciplines seamlessly brings a unique perspective to the representation of our clients and further differentiates us from our peer firms.

It is no surprise that our full-service energy sector approach, paired with our extensive industry experience, has garnered us a recognized track record of success. Project development and finance, transactions, litigation, regulatory counseling—we handle it all. Further, our energy experience extends to virtually all types of energy projects, including conventional fossil-fueled, gas- and coal-fired, combined-heat-and-power, renewable and alternative energy (especially wind, solar, and geothermal), and nuclear generating plants. We are also well versed in assisting on transmission, oil and gas pipelines, and gas storage facilities.

Likewise, Winston’s environmental attorneys provide comprehensive legal services across a wide variety of matters involving all environmental media, and covering numerous different industry sectors in varied jurisdictions. Our team consists of seasoned compliance counselors, litigators, veterans in corporate transactions, and attorneys adept in rulemaking and administrative lobbying. We regularly serve clients in all key areas of environmental law, including due diligence, counseling on sustainability and compliance, permitting, strategic planning, audits, and civil and criminal enforcement proceedings. Our partners have collectively practiced in all 50 states, making our practice group one of the most renowned legal teams providing diverse perspectives on key issues.

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