Joel A. Hugenberger advises clients on tax equity, project finance, acquisition finance and corporate finance transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors with a particular emphasis on transactions relating to renewable energy and distributed generation.

Joel represents tax equity investors, sponsors, developers, borrowers, lenders and arrangers in the financing of complex energy and infrastructure projects, domestically and internationally, and in the structuring and negotiation of various secured and unsecured loan facilities, joint ventures and tax equity investment structures.

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  • Represented Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners and its portfolio company, Scout Clean Energy LLC, in the closing of construction financing and tax equity commitments relating to the 180 MW Heart of Texas Wind Farm in McCulloch County, Texas
  • Representing a leading US utility in the acquisition of a large wind energy project on a build-own-transfer (BOT) basis and in the negotiation of multiple power purchase agreements relating to utility-scale wind projects
  • Represented a major developer of residential solar projects in connection with up to $500 million in joint venture financings provided by a consortium of private equity and investment management funds

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  • The Legal 500, 2015-2017, Energy: renewable/alternative, and transactions


  • American Bar Association, Project Finance and Development Committee
  • The Open String, Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides string instruments to schools and music programs, advisor


Boston College Law School, JD, 2007
Middlebury College, BA, 2001

New York

Chinese (Mandarin)

Joel A. Hugenberger

Insights & Events / Media

New York, NY / Speaking Engagements / February 27, 2020

Las Vegas, Nevada / Speaking Engagements / September 10, 2017

Daily Journal / November 1, 2016