Audrey C. Louison

Member / Chair, Project Development & Finance Practice vCard


  • Boston College (JD)
  • Georgetown University (BSFS)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia

Audrey is Chair of the Project Development & Finance Practice and a member of the Energy & Sustainability Practice. With more than two decades of experience navigating energy projects from all sides, Audrey takes a pragmatic and disciplined approach to energy projects. She has seen projects through their life cycles from concept to construction, through financing, operation and maintenance, and beyond the expiration of long-term agreements. Her extensive experience with power projects spans a variety of assets including solar, wind, storage, hydropower, geothermal, and fossil fuels.

With a passion for renewable power and an understanding of the big picture and careful attention to the details, Audrey ensures efficient and effective execution for successful financing and long-term project viability. The clients she counsels include developers, sponsors, suppliers, investors, off-takers, and contractors throughout the United States.  Audrey is committed to providing outstanding legal support on schedule and within budget.

The firm’s Energy & Sustainability Practice has completed more than 500 transactions across energy sectors totaling over $7.5 billion since 2006. Serving more than 250 clients, spanning the ecosystem from emerging companies to large corporations, venture capital and private equity funds, investment banks, project developers, and family offices, the firm is recognized nationally as a leading law firm in the space.

Representative Matters

  • Purchaser’s counsel for acquisition of 180 MW portfolio of wind generation projects
  • Borrower ‘s counsel for $50 million wind project acquisition and development financing
  • Project/Sponsor’s counsel for 55MW biomass facility, and related debt and equity financing
  • Developer’s counsel for 35 MW wind project in New Mexico
  • Seller’s counsel for 50 MW biomass project development assets
  • Project/Sponsor’s counsel for the development and sale-leaseback of 10 MW solar photovoltaic projects portfolio
  • Investor’s counsel for acquisition of majority interest in 15 MW solar photovoltaic projects portfolio
  • Investor’s counsel for acquisition of majority interest in 29 MW solar photovoltaic projects portfolio
  • Purchaser’s counsel for purchase of 10 MW portfolio of solar photovoltaic projects portfolio
  • Purchaser’s counsel for acquisition of 20 MW portfolio solar projects portfolio
  • Sponsor’s counsel for three tax equity funds
  • Purchaser/Sponsor’s counsel for acquisition and construction financing for multiple solar projects in the California RAM program
  • Project/Sponsor’s counsel for development and construction financing of 20 MW of solar projects
  • Sponsor’s counsel in development of anaerobic digestion facility
  • Project counsel in the development of 5MW anaerobic digestion waste-to-electricity and biogas facility
  • Borrower/Sponsor’s counsel for debt and tax equity financing of 15 MW geothermal project