Tom Warren co-leads Eversheds Sutherland’s Energy Projects team. Tom helps his clients manage risk and strategically negotiate complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, energy commodity transactions and project development.
Tom’s clients are strategic investors, independent power producers, electric utilities, including electric cooperatives and investor-owned utilities, private equity funds, commodity trading firms and other institutional investors. Tom represents buyers and sellers in business combinations in the energy industry, including acquisitions and dispositions of all types of electric generation and transmission assets, mergers, stock and other equity purchases, joint ventures and structured alternatives such as power pooling arrangements. Tom counsels clients on all aspects of renewable energy project development, construction and operation including wind (onshore and offshore), solar, geothermal, biomass and hydro assets. He has extensive experience advising on construction agreements. He regularly handles physical and financial power purchases and sales. This work includes structured and financeable long-term power supply and hedging arrangements, energy management agreements, asset management transactions, and trading of physical and financial products under master agreements, including ISDA, EEI, NAESB and WSPP agreements.