For more than four decades, Latham & Watkins has helped clients around the world navigate virtually every discipline of environmental law to plan, evaluate, site, generate, transmit, and sell power derived from the full range of energy sources. From environmental review, to energy regulation and markets, from project finance and corporate transactions to disputes, Latham helps clients every step of the way.

Why Latham

Advising on the Full Spectrum

Latham advises project developers, public and private utilities, as well as financial institutions and investors in the US, and around the world on all types of power issues.

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Latham helps clients:

  • Plan projects and secure permits, approvals, and agreements from the full spectrum of local, state, regional, federal, and tribal regulatory bodies
  • Understand the intersection of multiple jurisdictions
  • Defend approvals or litigate potential liabilities in state or federal courts, as well as before administrative bodies
  • Finance projects and complete mergers, acquisitions, sales, and other transactions
  • Organize and advocate for rulemaking, legislative, or policy change 

Specifically, Latham provides clients focused advice and representation in the following areas:

Our Experience

Awards & Rankings

  • Latham Honored As Law Firm of the Year And Advised on Three Deals of the Year - December 05, 2021
  • Latham Recognized for Advising on Six Energy and Infrastructure Deals of the Year - July 21, 2021

Media Coverage

Latham Supplies Legal Juice to Battery SuppliersEnergy Group Of The Year: LathamThe Future of Gas-to-Power Projects


Latham Honored As Law Firm of the Year And Advised on Three Deals of the YearLatham Advises Adani Transmission in First-of-Its-Kind Financing for the Transmission SectorLatham Advises Pearl Petroleum on US$250 Million Financing of Major Expansion Project in Kurdistan

Thought Leadership

New Law Extends Tax Credits For Wind and Other Renewable Power PlantsThe Future of Gas-to-Power ProjectsEnvironmental Groups Face Another Loss in Coal Ash Fight

Webcasts & Podcasts

What’s Next for US Offshore Wind: Current Landscape and Opportunities What Biden’s Climate Plan Means for Climate Policy and the Energy Transition WebcastWhat's Next for the Carbon Capture Industry After New 45Q Credit Guidance