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Jennifer Layfield

Associate
Baker & McKenzie LLP

Biography

Jennifer Layfield is an associate in Baker Mckenzie's Los Angeles office. She practices corporate transactional law with a focus on the renewable energy industry, particularly on solar energy.

Practice Focus

Jennifer represents developers and investors in the acquisition and divestiture of both individual renewable energy facilities and project portfolios, as well as project development and financing.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Represented a global renewable energy development company in connection with the divestiture of a portfolio of five solar projects in Idaho totaling 120 MW.
  • Represented a global renewable energy development company in connection with the divestiture of two solar projects in California totaling 80 MW.
  • Represented a private equity sponsor in the development of 150 MW and 100 MW utility-scale solar projects in California. This matter included the negotiation of engineering, procurement and construction contracts and construction management agreements for each project.
  • Representing a sponsor/independent power producer in the tax equity financing of a 20 MW solar facility in Tennessee.
  • Representing a lender in a USD 55 million construction financing of a 50 MW portfolio of four solar projects being developed by a sponsor/independent power producer in Oregon.

Admissions

  • California~United States (2004)

Education

  • University of Southern California (JD) (2004)
  • University of California at Santa Barbara (2001)

Languages

  • English