Ashley Olson focuses on renewable energy project development and transactions, including representing project developers in M&A transactions and negotiating and preparing offtake and subscription management agreements for wind, solar, and battery energy storage projects. Ashley also has experience preparing utility-scale and behind-the-meter power purchase agreements.

Ashley has been involved in the acquisition and sale of early-stage development and operating renewable energy projects across the country. She also has experience in financing projects after they have been acquired through tax equity funding and debt financing facilities.

Early in her career, Ashley advised and represented business owners in a wide range of industries on the formation and structuring of corporate entities, capital raises, corporate governance matters, and mergers and acquisitions. Ashley also represented public companies in a variety of equity and debt securities transactions, including IPOs and private placements. Immediately after completing law school, Ashley served as a law clerk to the Honorable Patrick Robben of the Fourth Judicial District.


University of St. Thomas School of Law, J.D., 2020, magna cum laude; Submissions Editor/Associate Editor, University of St. Thomas Law Journal

University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, B.A., English/minor: Management, magna cum laude




  • Represented clients in acquisitions and sales of early stage and operating renewable energy projects and portfolios across the United States.
  • Represented clients in negotiation and drafting of subscriber management and acquisition agreements for community solar projects. Represented sponsor in tax equity and debt financing transactions in wind and solar energy generating assets.
  • Advised clients on corporate reorganization and corporate governance matters.
  • Advised clients on favorable entity structures and taxation, considering purpose of business, initial ownership interests and desired management, and short-term and long-term capital needs.


Insights & Presentations

  • “Business Formation/Choice of Entity,” LegalCORPS, St. Paul, Minnesota, November 2022
  • “Advising Clients in Times of Crisis: How Servant Leadership Can Deepen Client Relationships and Add Value During the Pandemic and Beyond,” SSRN, May 26, 2020



  • Association for Corporate Growth, Young Professionals Committee, Member, 2022–present


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