Christopher Gladbach - McDermott Will & Emery


Christopher Gladbach counsels clients in energy M&A, project development, tax equity and project finance transactions.

Chris works with energy clients in structuring complex equity and debt investments, advises both buyers and sellers in the power sector in mergers and acquisitions, and joint ventures, and on the development of large-scale energy projects. He assists his clients in mitigating and allocating risk associated with these transactions in conjunction with achieving their primary business and financial objectives.

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Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity and Institutional Investors

  • Represented a leading wind developer in the sale of four large wind farms (totaling over 950 MWs) to tax-efficient strategic investors*
  • Represented a sponsor in the sale of a portfolio of solar projects throughout competitive power markets in the United States*
  • Represented a community solar developer in the sale of a portfolio of community solar gardens to a strategic investor*

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  • Chambers USA, Projects: Power & Renewables: Transactional, Band 2, 2022-2023
  • The Legal 500 US, Recommended, Project Finance Law, 2022-2023
  • IFLR1000, Project Development, 2023
  • Law 360, Project Finance Editorial Advisory Board (2018-2020), Rising Star: Project Finance, 2021
  • Financial Times, North American Innovative Lawyers Report, 2017
  • National Law Journal, DC Rising Star, 2017


  • American Council of Renewable Energy (ACORE)
    • Leadership counsel member
    • Lead author of ACORE’s comments to the US Army EITF’s model PPA


Georgetown University Law Center, JD
Georgetown University, BA, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa

District of Columbia
New York