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Energy & Sustainability

Built For This Moment

At the frontlines of the energy and sustainability revolution since the start, our team was built for this moment: to advance innovation, transform infrastructure, and scale solutions integral to business success and a thriving planet.

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Our Experience

Case Study
In this in-depth article, Mintz Projects & Infrastructure Practice Chair Ayaz Shaikh, along with Mintz Associates Areta Jez and Brad Alexander, survey the establishment and evolution of carbon markets and explain carbon credits, carbon offsets, and the difference between compulsory and voluntary carbon markets.

Transactions across clean energy / clean tech spectrum over the past decade

$30 Billion +

Investment value raised

Case Study

Recent pieces of legislation, such as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), have created dozens of grant, loan and financing programs for renewable energies. MLS and Mintz have developed an ESG funding matrix that serves as an aggregate resource to help you leverage federal dollars in your clean and renewable energy efforts.

Areas of Focus

Our Approach

Our passion for partnering with clients focused on advancing energy and sustainability technologies across sectors is ingrained in our multidisciplinary team — allowing us to provide cohesive, full-service representation. We make it our goal to help you achieve your goals. 

Serving more than 250 clients spanning the energy ecosystem, the firm is recognized in the United States as a leading law firm in the space.

​Partnering Across the Ecosystem
  • Emerging companies
  • Large corporations
  • Investment banks
  • Family offices
  • Venture capital and private equity funds
  • Project developers and project finance funds
  • Clean tech / renewables
  • Energy storage
  • Energy efficiency
  • Industrial efficiency
  • Oil and gas technologies
  • Resource management
  • Sustainability
  • Water technologies
  • Smart grids and distributed generation
  • AgTech / FoodTech
  • Impact capital and social innovation
Legal Disciplines
  • Private Equity
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Project Development & Finance
  • Bankruptcy & Restructuring 
  • Intellectual Property
  • Environmental Permitting
  • Investment Funds
  • Litigation
  • Securities & Capital Markets
  • Lobbying & Public Policy 
  • Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
  • Real Estate, Construction & Infrastructure 
  • Licensing & Technology Transactions
  • Distressed Asset Sales & Acquisitions
  • Regulatory & Legislative Counseling
  • Tax
Premiere Solutions

As one of the first law firms to develop a practice focused on energy and sustainability innovation, we have been the leading law firm of the industry since the earliest days of this technology revolution. And we continue to help sustain the industry  — mining innovation, catalyzing finance, acquiring talent, and developing corporate partnerships. 


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Meet Mintz

​Chair Tom Burton and Co-chair Sahir Surmeli lead our multidisciplinary Energy & Sustainability team, which includes 50+ industry-leading attorneys and other professionals across legal disciplines.