One of the most dynamic drivers of the 21st century economy is the imperative to meet the world’s economic needs in more environmentally sustainable ways. This imperative is creating an array of business challenges and opportunities and associated legal issues. Kilpatrick Townsend is helping clients meet the challenges and capitalize on the opportunities of the emerging green economy. Our multi-disciplinary team of finance, tax, business transaction, intellectual property, environmental, real estate and government relations attorneys are counseling clients in a variety of areas, including:

In addition, our understanding of the green economy is enhanced by the firm’s own commitment to sustainable business practices. Our firm-wide sustainability initiative includes participation in the ABA/EPA law Office Climate Challenge, which includes the Energy Star Program, the Green Power Partnership Program, and the WasteWise Program.

Green Economy

Experience Highlights

Real estate transactional representation for national wind energy developer and lender
Represented national wind energy developer and lender in preparation and review of real estate transactional documents for wind farm projects. more
Tax issues relating to biodiesel blending and exporting for largest fuel suppliers in the United Kingdom
Represented one of the largest fuel suppliers in the United Kingdom with complex federal and state tax issues related to its biodiesel blending and more
Conversion of power plant to renewable energy facility
Served as environmental counsel during renewable energy developer's conversion of coal-fired power plant to biomass combustion. more
Carbon sequestration programs and carbon credits for major wood products manufacturer
Represented major wood products manufacturing client with its ongoing efforts to identify and capitalize on state carbon sequestration programs more

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