Energy Energy Solutions, Powerful Results

To keep up with the fast-changing and complex energy sector, businesses need legal counsel with a thorough understanding of the industry, as well as the innovative know-how and legal savvy to achieve client goals. Kilpatrick Townsend’s Energy Team serves innovative clean energy industry clients, who develop and finance solar, biomass, clean fuels, and energy storage projects, while also helping energy users implement sustainable energy programs and practices. We provide corporate and institutional energy consumers, developers, vendors, producers, generators, investors, lenders, entrepreneurs, and manufacturers with the pragmatic counsel required to handle all aspects of energy investment, energy procurement, oil and gas, and project development and finance matters


Big-Picture Perspective

Our attorneys understand the energy industry, and are passionate advocates for the success of our clients in the U.S. and abroad. By providing impeccable service from first steps to post-closing, we have helped hundreds of clients successfully build, operate, and profit from their energy endeavors. To give our clients a distinct edge, our attorneys hold key leadership positions on many government and corporate energy councils and committees; speak globally on energy-related topics; have direct access to national policy makers and regulatory agencies, especially through our Washington D.C. office; and have won several prestigious awards for our dedication to our clients and renewable energy projects. Prominent leadership roles include:

  • Alliance to Save Energy
  • American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) Renewable Energy Finance & Investment Committee
  • Biofuels Digest’s “Top 100 Bioenergy Leaders” Worldwide (2010-2017)
  • Center for Energy Education
  • Charlotte Business Journal “2015 Energy Leadership Award”
  • Clean Fuels Development Coalition
  • Georgia Solar Energy Association
  • North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association
  • Northern Virginia Technology Council Data Center Committee
  • Research Triangle Cleantech Cluster
  • Smart Electric Power Alliance
  • Solar Electric Energy Association
  • Solar Energy Finance Association (SEFA)
  • Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA)
  • Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA)
  • Energy Storage Association Finance & Planning Committees (ESA)


The Right Talent At The Right Time

To achieve optimal results, the Energy Team strategizes with colleagues across many firm practices areas, including capital markets, contracts and commercial agreements, construction, environmental, finance, government affairs, insurance, intellectual property, licensing, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, regulatory, tax, venture capital, and private equity. Through the strength of many, we can devise the best solutions to often complex legal matters and help clients uncover new opportunities and potential.

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consecutive years Top 100 Bioenergy Leaders
Biofuel Digest (2010-2019)



holding key positions on many government and corporate energy councils and committees


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Mark J. Riedy


Steven J. Levitas

Retired Partner

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