A partner for progress
Organizations are more accountable than ever for their environmental impacts and energy consumption. As regulators, consumers and investors demand more sustainable business practices and products, navigating this evolving landscape requires deep industry knowledge, technical understanding and regulatory foresight.
Manatt’s Energy and Environment team partners with clients on a wide range of clean and traditional energy, climate, environmental and natural resources, and infrastructure projects. We have a proven track record of successfully guiding contractors, investors, producers, developers, manufacturers and financiers as well as states and tribal and government entities through complex state and federal regulatory issues, and developing compliance strategies that maximize growth while adhering to industry best practices. When disputes and enforcement actions arise, our team’s technical background combined with our deep legal experience enables us to provide comprehensive, cost-effective counsel that protects your interests, assets and reputation.
Our legal, regulatory, commercial and engineering experience enables us to assist clients with state and federal litigation, transactions, regulatory compliance, finance, community relations and more. And with former energy industry executives, environmental consultants, and government and legislative officials on our team, we cut through the maze of state, federal and local regulations to get the results you need.
Focused on the future with our colleagues in our Government Advocacy practice, we are at the forefront shaping discussions and policy around climate change, alternative energy and sustainability.
What we do
Our integrated practice offers the whole package. Some of our most common activities are:
- Regulatory and land use compliance and advocacy
- Business problem analysis and solutions
- Litigation and arbitration before state and federal regulatory bodies and courts
- Power generation and gas sales agreements
- Transmission, transportation and distribution agreements
- Community relations
- Clean energy alternatives
- Environmental compliance, licensing and due diligence
- Interstate and international commerce
- Tax and tariff issues
- Policy and political planning and lobbying
- Project finance and development
- Mergers and acquisitions