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Practice Area


Your business and its efforts literally keep the lights on in our communities, and ensure we all have the energy to keep moving forward. Our attorneys support and advise businesses in the energy industry on a range of issues, from real estate matters to construction projects; from environmental review and permitting to regulatory challenges, and everything in between.


Energy Litigation & Appeals

In the energy industry, sometimes disputes arise that cannot be resolved through negotiation alone, and they require resolution by the courts. Our Energy Law Litigation and Appeals team brings its in-depth industry knowledge to the representation of clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts.

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Energy Mergers & Acquisitions

The Winthrop Energy Team represents buyers and sellers in acquisitions of energy generating, transmitting or retailing assets and companies operating in related industries. Our Mergers and Acquisitions team combines the firm’s expertise in environmental law, regulatory matters, intellectual property, real estate and other legal specialties to dimension risks for our clients.

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Energy Real Estate

The foundation of many energy projects is the land on which the project facilities will be situated. Our clients need to have a full package of real estate rights and interests in the real estate in order for the project to work. Our Energy Real Estate team has many years of experience assisting clients in …

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Energy Legislative & Regulatory

Public policy influences our energy clients’ businesses every day, so we make sure their voice is heard by key public policy decision makers. Our attorneys and government relations professionals have decades of experience successfully representing our clients before state legislatures, state regulatory agencies and local units of government.

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Renewable Energy Development & Construction

Our energy team represents developers, contractors, suppliers, and service companies in all aspects of energy development – from early-stage land acquisition through construction to long-term asset operation. Whether wind, solar, battery storage, or transmission, we help clients achieve results—turning energy into outcomes.

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Our clients encounter environmental issues and regulation in business acquisition and divestiture, property acquisition and development, permitting and environmental review, product development and manufacturing, and even litigation or agency enforcement. We partner with clients to navigate the regulatory maze by identifying environmental issues, obtaining necessary approvals and staying in compliance, all while meeting business goals. Our clients rely on us to help resolve their ongoing environmental compliance and operations issues, as well as discrete one-off matters.

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