Emily K. Prince primarily works with major utilities and independent power producers, focusing on complex business transactions using renewable technologies with an emphasis on project development, finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate structuring, and related commercial agreements.
Emily represents electric utilities, independent power producers and other clients doing business in the renewable energy sector. Since joining the firm, she has primarily focused on representing independent power producers and utilities on matters relating to the development, construction, acquisition, financing, and sale of energy and infrastructure assets employing renewable technologies.
She also advises regulated utilities through procurement processes for traditional and renewable products. Beyond renewables, Emily counsels clients through the trading, hedging and marketing of energy products.
Prior to becoming an attorney, Emily worked on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., first in the U.S. Senate, then in federal governmental affairs for a large utility company. In her pro bono work, Emily assists low-income elderly clients with the preparation of qualified low-income trusts, as well as wills and financial powers of attorney.
Representative Matters :
- Provided extensive due diligence and transactional support to a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider in the corporate reorganization sale of a portfolio of 26 operating solar facilities representing approximately 1.7GW of capacity.
- Served as counsel to public utility companies for annual RFP processes in Illinois for purchase of capacity, energy and renewable energy certificates and the long-term purchase of a bundled renewable energy product.
- Represented a public utility holding company and its independent power producer subsidiary in the acquisition of a 100MW wind-generating facility located in Oklahoma, using a tax equity ownership structure.
- Advised a public utility company in preparing renewable energy RFP documentation and evaluating and negotiating related documentation.
Professional and Community Involvement :
- Greater Atlanta Chapter, Women’s Energy Network (WEN)
- Energy Bar Association
- Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2016, Certificate in Environmental Law, focused on Energy; Senior Communications Editor, Tulane Maritime Law Journal; Executive Summit Chair, Tulane Summit on Environmental Law and Policy
- University of Georgia, B.A., 2010, Political Science; Spanish
BAR ADMISSIONS : Georgia
COURT ADMISSIONS : Georgia Superior Courts
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