Allison Perlman - McDermott Will & Emery


Allison Perlman focuses her practice on transactional matters in the energy industry. Allison has experience representing institutional investors in domestic and cross-border private placement financing transactions and developers in wind and solar projects throughout the United States. She also has a background in infrastructure and has represented governmental authorities, consortiums, developers, contractors and lenders in all aspects of large-scale infrastructure and energy projects across North America.


  • Represented Doral Renewables and its affiliated companies in a series of complex and layered financing transactions aggregating $685 million for the development, construction and operation of the 400MW Mammoth North solar project located in Starke County, Indiana, the first of three phases of what will become the 1.3GW Mammoth Solar Farm, the largest integrated photovoltaic solar electricity generating facility in the US
  • Represented a prominent sponsor and its affiliated companies in the negotiation and documentation of a construction loan facility and a letter of credit facility needed for the development of an Illinois-based 259.8-megawatt wind project
  • Represented institutional investors in connection with the AUD$7 billion North East Link PPP project to design, build finance, operate and maintain a 11 KM tollway in Melbourne Australia*

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  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, Notable Practitioner, project development, project finance, 2022/2023
  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, Rising Star in project development, project finance, 2020


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association


University of Exeter, LLB, 2013
McGill University, Bachelor of Commerce, 2010