Increasingly, our clients recognize the critical nature of utility and energy supply to their cost structures and economic success. Our strengths in the fields of corporate, project finance, environmental, energy and tax law—combined with our national and international experience in public law and regulatory matters affecting the oil, gas, electric and alternative energy industries—result in a strong foundation for the representation of real estate companies and operating businesses. We help clients navigate the energy supply challenges they face nationwide by negotiating complex energy supply arrangements, including electricity, natural gas, steam, and chilled water supply contracts.
Barnett, Keith R.

Keith R. Barnett

Partner

+1 617 526 6930 (t)

keith.barnett@wilmerhale.com

Boulger, Sean T.

Sean T. Boulger

Partner

+1 617 526 6870 (t)

sean.boulger@wilmerhale.com

Burke, Robert D.

Robert D. Burke

Partner

+1 617 526 6470 (t)

robert.burke@wilmerhale.com

Burton, Douglas L.

Douglas L. Burton

Partner

+1 617 526 6270 (t)

douglas.burton@wilmerhale.com

Jakubowski, Paul

Paul Jakubowski

Partner

+1 617 526 6948 (t)

paul.jakubowski@wilmerhale.com

Edwards, Stephen M.

Stephen M. Edwards

Special Counsel

+1 617 526 6067 (t)

stephen.edwards@wilmerhale.com

Gold, H. David

H. David Gold

Special Counsel

+1 617 526 6425 (t)

david.gold@wilmerhale.com

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Susan M. Kincaid

Special Counsel

+1 617 526 6577 (t)

susan.kincaid@wilmerhale.com

Experience

Examples of our work include:

  • Representing a consortium of hospitals and research institutions in contracting for the supply of steam, chilled water and electricity, including fuel hedging and related supply arrangements.
  • Negotiating and drafting natural gas and electricity contracts for a large retail company covering hundreds of stores and regional distribution centers.
  • For numerous clients, negotiating electricity supply contracts for office buildings, hotels and retail facilities.
  • Assisting a pharmaceutical company in developing package energy plants to ensure redundancy of electricity supply for manufacturing facilities, including the negotiation of gas supply contracts and station power supply.
  • Assisting in the negotiation of long-term utility and raw material supply contracts for plants in the United States, Asia and Latin America.
  • Representing a waste management company in all aspects of its construction and expansion of waste transfer and disposal facilities, including structuring solutions to complex real estate needs for alternative energy and cogeneration projects. 
  • Representing a large group of companies charged with cleaning a 100-plus acre landfill superfund site, including negotiating with federal and state regulatory authorities and structuring exclusive energy exploitation rights at the landfill and supporting easements, as well as ground leasing to support the development of a large-scale solar energy facility atop the superfund site.
  • Providing strategic advice to a company coordinating the acquisition of 180 miles of right of way in New Hampshire for a $1.1 billion electronic transmission project.

Publications & News

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May 26, 2017

WilmerHale Lawyers and Practices Recognized in 2017 Edition of Chambers USA

Chambers and Partners announced its rankings for the 2017 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, with WilmerHale listed among the nation's best in 50 practice area categories. Chambers also ranked 86 WilmerHale lawyers as leaders in their respective fields.

May 27, 2016

WilmerHale Lawyers and Practices Recognized in 2016 Edition of Chambers USA

Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business announced its final rankings for the 2016 edition, with WilmerHale ranking among the nation's best in 47 practice area categories. Chambers also ranked 82 WilmerHale lawyers as leaders in their respective fields.

November 1, 2013

WilmerHale Among U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” and Again Named International Arbitration “Law Firm of the Year”

The 2014 edition of the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list names WilmerHale as “Law Firm of the Year” in International Arbitration—this is the second consecutive year that the firm has won this honor—and honors WilmerHale as a first-tier law firm in 27 national and 60 metro-area rankings.

August 31, 2012

The 2013 Best Lawyers in America® List Includes 101 WilmerHale Lawyers

June 7, 2012

Chambers USA 2012 Final Results Announced

September 15, 2010

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers Release Inaugural Best Law Firms Rankings

WilmerHale earns first-tier rankings for a dozen national practices.

August 12, 2010

90 WilmerHale Lawyers Named to The Best Lawyers in America® 2011

Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 39,000 leading attorneys cast almost 3.1 million votes on the legal abilities of lawyers in their practice areas.

June 11, 2010

Chambers USA 2010 Reveals Final Results Ranking 101 WilmerHale Lawyers and Dozens of Practices

One-hundred and one WilmerHale lawyers are recognized in the eighth edition of the guide and the firm is listed as among the best in dozens of practice areas throughout its six US locations.

March 18, 2010

Chambers USA 2010 Honors WilmerHale, Ranking Over 100 Lawyers and Dozens of Practices

One-hundred and two WilmerHale lawyers will be recognized in the eighth edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business.

February 16, 2010

Firm Helps Walden Woods Project Preserve Nature and History