Overview

Alex Pearson is an associate in the Corporate practice group and is a member of the Energy Industry Group. Alex advises renewable energy sponsors and developers in project finance matters as well as issues concerning the acquisition, development, and sale of renewable energy projects. Alex regularly advises on structuring of and negotiates construction, bridge and term debt facilities, letter of credit facilities, and tax equity investments.

Before joining Stoel Rives, Alex was a summer associate with the firm; a legal intern with the Office of Program Research, Washington State Legislature; and a paralegal and legal assistant.

Education

University of Washington School of Law, J.D., 2018, with honors; Editor-in Chief, Washington Law Review; Legal Writing Fellow

Whitman College, B.A., English Literature, 2012, with honors; Member, Order of Waiilatpu, Honor Society

Admissions

Washington

Experience

  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the tax equity financing of a 100 MW AC solar project located in Arizona.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliate in the back-leverage term debt refinancing of 100 MW stand-alone battery storage project.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and back-leverage term debt financing and partnership-flip tax equity financing of a 200 MW AC portfolio of solar projects located in Arizona.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and back-leverage term debt financing and partnership-flip tax equity financing of a 117 MW AC portfolio of solar projects located in California and Utah.
  • Representation of a renewable energy developer in a $25 million equipment loan to finance the purchase of solar PV modules, collateralized by the equipment.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and term debt financing and inverted lease tax equity financing of an 11.6 MW DC portfolio of community solar, residential, and C&I solar projects located in New York and Massachusetts.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and term debt financing and inverted lease tax equity financing of an 18.8 MW DC portfolio of community solar, residential, and C&I projects located in Maine.
  • Representation of a renewable energy developer in an $11.4 million equipment loan to finance the purchase of “safe harbored” solar PV modules and racking, collateralized by the equipment and a pledge of development stage projects.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and term debt financing and inverted lease tax equity financing of an 11 MW DC portfolio of solar projects located in North Carolina and North Carolina.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and term debt financing and inverted lease tax equity financing of a 12.2 MW DC portfolio of solar projects located in South Carolina and California.
  • Representation of the developer in connection with a $55 million working capital facility secured by a portfolio of operating solar projects.
  • Representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and back-leverage term debt financing and partnership-flip tax equity financing of a 120 MW AC portfolio of solar projects located in California.
  • Assisted in representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the term debt financing and partnership-flip tax equity financing of a 7.54 MW DC solar project located in California.
  • Assisted in representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the construction and term debt financing and inverted lease tax equity financing of a 6.51 MW DC portfolio of solar projects located in Minnesota and California.
  • Assisted in representation of the sponsor and its affiliates in the back-leverage term debt financing and partnership-flip tax equity financing of a 34.2 MW DC portfolio of solar projects located in California and New York.

Recognition

  • Included in Best Lawyers®: Ones to Watch in America (Corporate Law, Project Finance Law), 2023–2024
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award—Mergers & Acquisitions, Fundamentals of Health Law
  • Recipient of the Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys Kristin Miles Memorial Student Scholarship, 2016

Industries

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