Roger D. Feldman
Andrews Kurth LLP
Roger Feldman's practice focuses on the project and corporate finance of all types of energy, environmental and related infrastructure projects, with a particular current emphasis on the renewable and clean tech fields. In that regard, he also advises on the impact of regulatory issues, public affairs matters and public-private partnerships. Clients include project developers, financial institutions, purchasers and sellers of corporate assets, clean tech companies and parties to public-private partnerships.
Roger has senior responsibility with respect to many of the firm's clean and renewable energies activities and projects. These have included development of renewable resources (biofuels, biomass, wind, solar and waste-to-energy), alternative energy sources (coal gasification, CTL) and of climate change finance (carbon credit origination, aggregation and trading) and energy storage and transmission reliability enhancement public-private partnerships for renewable energy and energy efficiency finance. As a member of the Secure Sustainability Group, he advises public and private clients on opportunities presented by the Department of Defense alternative energy/efficiency development interface. He advises innovative technology companies in commercialization through specialized project finance.
His public service includes prior government service (Deputy Administrator for Finance and Environment, U.S. Federal Energy Administration, White House Staff, U.S. Dept. of Defense, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Financial Advisory Board) and ongoing professional activities, including Chair of several American Bar Association Committees (including those on renewable energy and energy finance) and Director of several not-for-profit organizations.
Roger has been selected yearly by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America since 2006, and was recently recognized by Public Utilities Fortnightly as one of the Top Utility Lawyers of 2011.