Fox attorneys represent developers, owners, investors, lenders, utilities and municipalities in a range of energy-related project development and finance transactions as well as a variety of other corporate matters. Backed by the resources of a national law firm, we have attorneys at the ready to tackle issues that arise related to the development, construction, financing, purchase or sale of major projects of all types. We can provide guidance on all stages of a project, from site identification, permitting and environmental issues to the development and finance of a project to a sale of the project or, if required, financial restructuring, as well as related tax consequences.
We assist start-up, growth-stage and established companies in the energy sector with various types and stages of investments, including seed, angel, venture capital, private and public equity, and senior and mezzanine debt. We also represent investors, including venture capital firms and angel investors.
In addition, we serve as trusted business advisers, providing strategic counsel on day-to-day business issues that arise, including employment-related agreements and compensation issues. For public companies, we are fluent in financial and regulatory changes and possess extensive experience with IPOs, private placements, tender and exchange offers, securities filings and other securities transactions typically used for financing.
We also provide guidance on navigating the corporate governance, reporting and compliance issues, including compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and related regulations. We assist with issues arising under federal and state securities laws and routinely prepare disclosure documentsand represent clients before the SEC.
Additionally, we represent strategic acquirers, targets, investment bankers, leveraged buyout groups, equity investors, lenders and financial advisers in connection with M&A activities in the energy industry. For clients seeking creative collaborations to develop and commercialize their products and technology, we help structure and implement joint ventures and other strategic alliances.
For projects related to infrastructure, we are well-versed in the complex legal and financial structures and provide guidance that helps strike the appropriate balance between public policy goals and financial incentives to the private sector.