September 23, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 266


R. Lynn Parins

Lynn Parins is a senior counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, where he is a member of the firm’s Finance & Financial Institutions Practice and Energy Industry Team. His practice focuses on the intersection of finance, real estate and renewable energy development, as he assists sponsors, developers and investors to navigate the project financing of predominantly solar, wind and other sustainability improvements to real property. Lynn has extensive experience leading clients through complex credit and project development structures for large renewables projects with critical development and financing milestones. His project finance experience also extends to early stage project development issues, including negotiating and structuring construction, procurement, land acquisition and shared facilities agreements. Lynn also regularly represents tax equity investors in renewables project financings.

In addition to his project finance experience, Lynn regularly represents clients in the buying and selling of renewables projects. He has worked with clients buying and selling projects at every stage of the project life-cycle, from sale at early stage development, sale at full-notice-to-proceed, sale post notice-to-proceed and pre-operation and sale post-operation. In many cases, his work in the sales and acquisitions of projects is coupled with project financing.

Prior to law school, Lynn handled the expansion initiative of the international nonprofit AIESEC to the Sultanate of Oman, where he managed relationships with government and business leaders. Upon his return, he worked in trade association management in Madison, Wisconsin. His prior experience positions Lynn advised government, lending and building owner clients interested in renewable energy and energy efficiency finance.

Articles in the National Law Review database by R. Lynn Parins