Frank Lee uses his extensive experience and deep knowledge of the energy industry to advise clients on corporate finance, securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC compliance and corporate governance matters. He started his legal career at an energy-focused boutique and draws on his years of experience in his work on behalf of renewable energy developers, project sponsors and solar panel manufacturers, as well as publicly traded and privately held companies, investment banks and private equity funds, on acquisitions, divestitures and commercial arrangements.
Frank also represents issuers and underwriters in various securities offerings and other financings. Within the last decade, he has been involved in the issuance of more than $15 billion of securities. Frank acts as regular underwriter’s and issuer’s counsel for several US utilities and energy companies. He has also represented clients on transactions involving the financing, development, acquisition and sale of transmission and generation facilities — including merchant and peaking fossil fuel facilities — and renewable generation facilities, including solar, wind, hydro, geothermal and waste-to-energy facilities.
Recent Notable Matters
Standard Solar — represented Standard Solar, as borrower, in a back leverage loan transaction supporting several portfolios comprised of commercial & industrial and community solar projects located across the US