Andrew T. Braff is Of Counsel in the Seattle office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where his practice focuses on infrastructure and energy project development at all scales (distributed, commercial, industrial, and utility), project finance, and other commercial transactions. Andy’s work primarily involves assisting developers of solar, biomass, biofuels, biogas, geothermal, wind, CHP, renewable chemical, and energy storage projects, advising utilities on natural gas and transmission matters, and representing OEMs regarding manufacturing facility development.
His experience includes advising on, negotiating, and drafting construction and commercial documentation, including engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreements; build-transfer agreements; supply and offtake agreements; contract manufacturing agreements; equipment purchase and sale agreements; operation and maintenance (O&M) agreements; and real property sale and lease agreements.
Andy’s practice also includes advising on joint ventures, acquisitions (asset and equity), and assisting clients in securing non-dilutive government financing for project development, including the Department of Energy’s Title XVII and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Section 9003 Loan Guarantee Programs.
Andy previously served as an extern for Justice Mary E. Fairhurst of the Washington State Supreme Court and as director for policy and public affairs for California State Assemblyman, Mark Wyland. In addition, he was a legislative assistant to Congressman George R. Nethercutt, Jr.
- J.D., University of Washington School of Law, 2006
- B.A., Whitman College, 2000
ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
- General Counsel, Algae Biomass Organization
- Member, Washington State Bar Association
- State Bar of Washington
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