Energy & Natural Resources

We Understand Your Business

Holland & Knight's Energy and Natural Resources Industry Sector Group (ENR ISG) brings together a diverse and multidiscipline group of more than 220 lawyers and professionals to represent and advise a wide array of stakeholders across the energy and natural resources value chain. Law360 Energy Practice Group of the Year 2021We provide counsel to financial institutions investing in the energy sector, electric and gas utilities and electric cooperatives, power authorities, wholesale power generators, transmission owners and operators, offshore wind developers, renewable energy and energy storage developers and financiers, merchant transmission, retail suppliers, oil and gas operators, field services contractors, marine and pipeline transporters, mining companies, energy traders and energy-intensive industries. Our team works on all facets of transactional, regulatory, legislative and litigation matters related to the environment, energy and natural resources.

By the Numbers

225  |  experienced ENR ISG attorneys and professionals

120  |  years of experience representing energy industry clients through highs and lows in the market

56  |  percent of the firm's attorneys and professionals who have worked on energy industry matters

46  |  percent of our ENR ISG members who are diverse

80  countries where we have assisted clients with energy matters

49  |  U.S. states where we have represented clients in the development and/or project financing of energy projects

Depth of Experience

Our team of experienced energy attorneys and professionals includes:

Factory Vectorformer counsel to energy companies, including oil and gas producers, pipelines, energy marketing and trading companies, investor-owned electric and natural gas utilities, power generation, energy infrastructure and importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG)

 

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former energy industry auditors, bankers and landmen

 

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former members of Congress who served on the House Energy and Commerce Committee

 

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former senior advisor to the White House, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and former general counsel of U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

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general counsel for international trade for the Ministry of Economy of Mexico (Secretaría de Economía or SE) and former legal chief for international investment and legal affairs at the Federal Electricity Commission (Comisión Federal de Electricidad or CFE)

 

We represent participants in the electric, oil, natural gas, solar, wind and waste-to-energy sectors in all aspects of their business operations. including:

Bankruptcy vectorbankruptcy and restructuring

Construction Worker Vectorconstruction & real estate

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Checkbox vectorcommercial advice

Exclamation point vectorcrisis and risk management

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cybersecurity and privacy

Hand holding plant vectorenvironmental advocacy, litigation and transactions

Globe vectorenvironmental, social and governance (ESG)

Bank vectorfinancing, including green bank finance and government finance

Umbrella Vectorinsurance

Intellectual property vectorintellectual property and technology licensing

White House vectorland use and government

Brief case with check mark vectorlabor, employment and benefits

Gavel vectorlitigation and dispute resolution

Handshake vectormergers and acquisitions

Hand with dollar sign vectorprivate equity and venture capital

Crane vectorproject development

Paper and bell vectorregulation and public policy

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Scales of Justice Vectorwhite collar defense and investigations

 

Recent Honors and Accolades

Law360

Law360 Energy Practice Group of the Year 2021"Energy Practice Group of the Year" in 2021

 

Legal 500 United States 2022 Guide

The Legal 500 United States 2022Ranked among the top firms in the nation for Energy Litigation: Oil and Gas, Environment Regulatory, Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power, and Energy Transactions: Oil and Gas

 

Chambers USA 2022 Guide

Chambers USA 2022Ranked among the top firms in the nationwide categories for Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional), Energy: Electricity (Transactional), and Oil & Gas Litigation; rankings in Florida and Massachusetts: Energy & Natural Resources, and Texas: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)  |  45 Energy and Natural Resources Industry Group attorneys recognized in the guide

 

Chambers Global 2022 Guide

Chambers Global 2022Ranked among top firms globally for Energy: Electricity (Transactional), Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional), and Energy & Natural Resources

 

Legal 500 Latin America 2022 Guide

The Legal 500 Latin America 2022Attorneys recognized for their achievements in Energy and Natural Resources in Colombia and Mexico

 

 

Chambers Latin America 2022 Guide

Chambers USA 202212 Holland & Knight attorneys honored as "Latin America's best advisors"  |  Ranked among top firms in Colombia for Energy & Natural Resources: Environment and Mexico for Energy & Natural Resources

 

The Best Lawyers in America 2022 Guide

The Best Lawyers in America 2022More attorneys honored for Oil and Gas Law than any other firm in the nation  |  Also recognized in Energy Law, Energy Regulatory Law and Natural Resources Law

 

U.S. News − Best Lawyers 2022 Guide

U.S. News Best Law Firms 2022Tier 1 national rankings for Energy Law, Natural Resources Law, and Oil & Gas Law

 

 

Latin Lawyer 250 2021 Guide

Latin Lawyer 250 2021Firm recognized and noted for Energy

 

Case Studies

Multimedia

Realizing Carbon Capture Projects: Deal Structures, Government Incentives, Financing Options (Including Direct Pay) and Other Key Issues
Realizing Carbon Capture Projects: Deal Structures, Government Incentives, Financing Options (Including Direct Pay) and Other Key Issues
The Impact of the  Inflation Reduction Act on  the Loan Programs Office
Podcast: The Impact of the Inflation Reduction Act on the Loan Programs Office
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To Declare, or Not to Declare, a Climate Emergency, That Is the Question
Colombia's Energy Policy Under Gustavo Petro
Colombia's Energy Policy Under Gustavo Petro
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Al Paredón con Jorge Hernán Peláez
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The Evolution of Climate-Impact Blended Finance for the Caribbean
A Discussion with the U.S. Export-Import Bank on Green Finance and its New Domestic Financing Program
A Discussion with the U.S. Export-Import Bank on Green Finance and its New Domestic Financing Program
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Claudio Rodriguez: No Distance Too Great - Forging a Stronger America-Europe Bond
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Adjusting for Climate Change: Clean Energy Tax Proposals
El Futuro de la Reforma Eléctrica
El Futuro de la Reforma Eléctrica
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Will the U.S. Infrastructure Law Propel the EV Market?
Eyes on Washington Podcast with Jigar Shah
Podcast - The Loan Programs Office: Current State of Affairs with Director Jigar Shah
Al Paredón con Jorge Hernán Peláez
Al Paredón con Jorge Hernán Peláez
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Experts Only Podcast #105 with Taite McDonald, Expert in Commercializing Energy Technology
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Datos de incertidumbre sobre la reforma eléctrica
ESG: Legal Disclosure Requirements and Regulations
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Podcast: The Successes and Value of the Loan Programs Office with Jonathan Silver
¿Quién gana y quién pierde con la reforma eléctrica?
¿Quién gana y quién pierde con la reforma eléctrica?
Al Paredon
Al Paredón con Jorge Hernán Peláez
Florida Capital Conversations, Episode 2 - Energy
Podcast: Discussing Energy with Bruce May and Kevin Cox
Transición energética en Colombia, una nueva era
Transición energética en Colombia, una nueva era
Podcast: Trade Policy Challenges to U.S. Infrastructure Goals
Podcast: Trade Policy Challenges to U.S. Infrastructure Goals
Clean Energy Podcast Pt. 1 Still Image
Podcast - Clean Energy, Part 1: Opportunities
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Claudio Rodríguez Galán, socio de la Práctica de Energía, con Darío Celis
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Transatlantic Review: Trade, Taxes and Climate
The Eyes on Washington Podcast: Hot Topics in Energy
Podcast - Electric Vehicles Roll Out, Clean Tech Legislation Stuck in Neutral
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ESG: Calculating Carbon Emissions for Financiers and Investor Assessment and Reporting
Insights and Outlook on Community Project Funding Webinar
Insights and Outlook on Community Project (Earmark) Funding
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Entrevista con Claudio Rodríguez Galán
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Rich Gold on the American Rescue Plan, the Return of Earmarks, & More
This Week in Wind
This Week in Wind
2020 Post-Election Briefing with Bloomberg Government
2020 Post-Election Briefing with Bloomberg Government
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Historias de NegoCEOs
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Election 2020: Potential Impacts Series - Energy and Environment
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Madrid Energy Conference: Energy Transition Curtain-Raiser
Energy Outlook Series: Litigation still
Energy Outlook Series: Litigation in the Eye of COVID-19 and Market Disruption

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