Energy and Infrastructure
Zach Crowley is an associate in the San Francisco office of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he is a member of the firm's energy and infrastructure practice. He focuses on the representation of equity investors, borrowers, and sponsors in project finance, project development, structured finance, and general corporate transactions in the energy and infrastructure field, with a particular focus on renewable energy sectors such as solar, biomass, and storage. Zach also has extensive experience with project acquisitions and real estate finance in both the energy and technology sectors.
Zach is also an instructor for the energy project development and finance class at UC Berkeley School of Law. Prior to joining the firm, Zach worked for the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.EDUCATION:
- J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
National Moot Court Competition
- B.A., History, University of California, Berkeley
Distinction in General Scholarship, Departmental Honors
- Advised Goldman Sachs Renewable Power in connection with the purchase and sale of a portfolio of commercial and industrial solar projects from SunPower Corporation in California and Nevada.
- Represented Energy Peace Partners on the structuring and issuance of a new environmental attribute to help support renewable energy projects in humanitarian operations and conflict and crisis affected settings in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan.
- Advised an affiliate of Wells Fargo in its tax equity investment in an approximately $400 million solar project in Texas.
- Represented a microgrid developer in its $3 million project with Renewable Energy Performance Platform (REPP) providing access to energy in off-grid areas of Kenya.
- Advised a residential solar developer in connection with a $120 million revolving back leverage loan for assets across the United States.
- Represented an energy storage client in its sale of approximately $50 million in existing and future projects in California.
- State Bar of California