Military Forum Speakers
|| Roger D. Feldman
Andrews Kurth LLP
Roger Feldman's practice focuses on the project finance of all types of energy and related infrastructure projects. His particular current emphasis is on renewables and clean technology applications. In that regard, he also advises on the impact of regulatory matters and the formation of public-private partnerships. He has previously chaired the Project Finance groups of three major international law firms. Clients include project developers, financial institutions, purchasers and sellers of corporate assets, clean energy companies and parties dealing with the Defense Department and other Federal agencies. He represents energy and environmental companies in obtaining and contracting for federal financing assistance, purchase agreements and guarantees.
Roger has senior responsibility with respect to many of the firm's clean and renewable energy activities and projects. These have included development of renewable resources (biofuels, biomass, wind, solar and waste conversion), alternative energy sources (coal gasification, plasma applications; advanced alcohol fuels), climate change finance (carbon credit origination, aggregation and trading), energy storage and transmission reliability enhancement and energy efficiency securitization finance. This work has entailed preparation an analysis of construction energy sales and financing documentation. Roger has worked on projects for the integration of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in China and other international settings.
His public service includes prior government positions such as Deputy Administrator for Finance and Environment, U.S. Federal Energy Administration, White House Staff, U.S. Dept. of Defense (Systems Analyst), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Financial Advisory Board); ongoing professional activities (including Chair of several American Bar Association Committees in energy, environment and finance) and as a Director of the American Council on Renewable Energy.
Roger has worked on projects for the integration of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in China and other international settings and also worked with international financing agencies in that regard.
He has been listed in Who's Who in American Law since 1990 and in Best Lawyers in America since 2006. In 2013, Martindale-Hubbell rated Roger as AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards.