Baird Fogel has joined Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP's San Francisco office as a partner in the firm's project finance and renewable energy practice. Previously, Fogel was general counsel with BP Solar.
Fogel's practice will have an expansive focus on energy project development, construction, finance, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, commercial transactions, corporate governance, commercial settlement and general corporate matters, with an emphasis on solar energy projects.
Fogel's experience in the solar sector includes several segments, including manufacturing, supply chain, distribution, construction, residential, commercial, small-scale utility, large-scale utility, government relations, investment and finance. His experience includes large-scale commercial transactions and extends to utility-scale projects in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.