Roger D. Feldman

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Washington, DC

1350 I Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
P: +1.202.662.3048
F: +1.202.662.2739
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Roger D. Feldman

Of Counsel

Washington, DC Office
1350 I Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005
P: +1.202.662.3048
F: +1.202.662.2739

Roger Feldman's practice focuses on the project finance of all types of energy and infrastructure projects. He has previously chaired the project finance groups of three major international law firms. His particular current emphasis is on structuring and financing all types of renewables, clean energy and environmental infrastructure, contributing to sustainability. In that regard, he also advises on the impact of regulatory matters; the formation of public-private partnerships; and the formation of non-profits in the sustainable energy field. Clients include project developers, financial institutions, purchasers and sellers of corporate assets, clean energy companies and parties dealing with the Defense Department, the Department of Energy and other Federal agencies. He represents energy, environmental and energy efficiency companies in obtaining and contracting for federal financing assistance, purchase agreements and guarantees.

Roger has senior responsibility with respect to many of the firm's clean and renewable energy activities and projects. These have included development of renewable resources (notably biofuels, biomass, wind, solar and waste conversion), alternative energy sources (coal gasification, advanced alcohol fuels), climate change finance (carbon credit origination, aggregation and trading), energy storage, microgrids and sustainability securitization finance. His work includes all aspects of preparation or analysis of construction energy sales and financing documentation.

Roger's public service includes prior government positions, including Deputy Administrator for Finance and Environment, U.S. Federal Energy Administration, White House Staff, U.S. Dept. of Defense (Systems Analyst), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Financial Advisory Board); and ongoing professional activities (including Chair of several American Bar Association Committees in energy, environment, finance, infrastructure resiliency and innovations in public-private partnerships), a Director of the American Council on Renewable Energy, and as Chairman Emeritus of the National Council on Public-Private Partnerships.

He has been listed in Who's Who in American Law since 1990, Who’s Who in America since 1992, and in Best Lawyers in America since 2004 and by Martindale-Hubbell as AV Preeminent Lawyers.

Representative Experience

  • Recent projects include: project finance of a biomass-to-power production facilities, waste and materials conversion projects, financing carbon credit acquisition; development of fund for innovative clean tech projects; Federal assistance to smart grid financing project, project financing of biofuels and municipal and special wastes, waste-to-energy plants, lease/financing of transmission enhancement/storage equipment, early stage financing for alternative fuels companies, district heating and cooling systems and regulatory advice to Department of Defense projects.
  • Other examples of prior deal experience include representation of: unregulated utility subsidiary in project financing of a combined cycle power plant, U.S. Department of Energy in the project financing of a nuclear waste disposal facility, corporate developers of environmental service (and waste destination) facilities, fund acquisition of a portfolio of wind generation plants; developer of multiple independent and small power production facilities, in the U.S. and in several overseas locations.

Insights

Roger Feldman is also a contributor to other energy publications including, Energy Law Journal, Public Utilities Fortnightly and Natural Resources & the Environment.

He serves on the Editorial Advisory Board of The Journal of Structured Finance and as a featured columnist on The Power Report – Washington Viewpoint. Representative examples of his articles are listed above.

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