Stoel Rives energy partner named to legal power list


Stoel Rives LLP recently announced Chad Marriott, energy development partner and head of the firm’s wind energy subgroup, was named to A Word About Wind’s Top 100 Legal Power List 2020, a list of the 100 most influential lawyers working globally on the financing of wind-energy projects. The list is based on industry input and independent research.

Chad Marriott (Courtesy: Stoel Rives LLP)

Marriott has a national practice in energy project finance and M&A. He serves as counsel to sponsors, owners, and investors in the development, sale, acquisition, and financing of renewable-energy projects, has led teams advising on the acquisition of historic wind assets for repowering and has served as lead counsel on the acquisition of both operational and development-stage wind, solar, and battery energy storage projects in the United States and Canada.

“Chad’s extensive experience in finance, M&A, and state and federal utility regulation are invaluable to our clients at all stages of project development, operation, and repowering, and we are thrilled he received this industry recognition,” said Jennifer Martin, Stoel Rives partner and co-chair of the Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group. “In addition to his knowledge and practice skill, he has the ability to manage diverse teams across practice areas and offices to the benefit of the firm’s clients.”

Marriott’s selection follows an extensive, independent ranking process undertaken by A Word About Wind’s editorial and insight teams in conjunction with its advisory board and panel of expert judges from the wind and finance sectors. The Legal Power List ranks and profiles the most important and influential legal professionals working in the global wind industry across in-house counsel and at law firms. Founded in 2012, A Word About Wind seeks to accelerate the growth of wind globally by informing and connecting key industry decision-makers.