Clyde E. Rankin

Baker & McKenzie LLP

Clyde Rankin, is a member of the Firm’s North America Banking, Finance and Major Projects Practice Group based in the New York office and is Chair of the North America Projects Practice. Mr. Rankin is fluent in French. He has been named one of the Best Lawyers in America from 2006 – 2018 and is highlighted in Legal 500 US 2010, 2011, 2015, 2017 and 2018 for his work as an advisor to sponsors in project finance and renewable energy.

Mr. Rankin advises clients on project finance and infrastructure transactions, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, licensing and distribution agreements and joint venture agreements.

Mr. Rankin has extensive experience in advising clients on significant renewable energy projects in the US and abroad, including the project financing of such projects, and he has been active in the wind energy sector for over 25 years.

In addition, Mr. Rankin advises on the financing of infrastructure projects in the US, including toll roads, highway maintenance projects, tunnel maintenance and monitoring, and the refurbishment of refineries.

Mr. Rankin also represents foreign companies investing in the US and assists US clients with their investments in Eastern and Central Europe as well as the Russian Federation.


  • Columbia Law School (J.D.) (1975)
  • Princeton University (A.B.) (1972)


  • U.S. Supreme Court~United States
  • New Jersey~United States
  • District of Columbia~United States
  • New York~United States

Representative Legal Matters:

  • Advised a corporate purchaser in connection with a power purchase agreement for a 100 MW wind energy project in Texas.
  • Advised a US based company in connection with a power purchase agreement for a 75 MW wind energy project to meet its sustainability goals.
  • Advised a German based company in connection with the construction and financing of four electricity generating facilities in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Advised a US based solar company on a master corporate power purchase agreement for use on a global basis.
  • Advised a corporate purchaser in connection with a power purchase agreement for a 100 MW wind energy project in Texas.


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