Parker A. Lee - McDermott Will & Emery


Parker A. Lee advises companies and investors in evaluating and executing transactions and commercial contracts in the energy and infrastructure industries. He represents clients in various domestic and international oil & gas, renewable fuels, power, water, petrochemical and infrastructure M&A, project development and joint venture transactions.

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  • Represented Nel Hydrogen US, a subsidiary of Norwegian company Nel ASA, as US counsel in its entrance into a joint development agreement with General Motors to help accelerate industrialization of Nel’s proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer platform and collectively enable production of more cost competitive sources of renewable hydrogen.
  • Represented an international infrastructure fund in its $252 million acquisition from a publicly traded international infrastructure fund and asset manager of 50% of the membership interests of a holding company that owns hydroelectric businesses and a transmission business located in North Carolina and Tennessee.
  • Represented Beam Suntory Inc. in the execution of a Renewable Energy Services Agreement with 3Rivers Energy Partners for the development of a renewable natural gas anaerobic digestion facility adjacent to the Jim Beam distillery in Boston, Kentucky in a projected $400 million expansion. The biogas development project will use still from the whiskey distillery process as feedstock for the production of renewable natural gas, which will then power the expanded distillery and assist Beam Suntory in achieving its goal to cut its company wide greenhouse gas emission and water usage in half by 2030.

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  • Legal 500, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2015


  • Institute for Energy Law, member
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, member
  • Texas Exes
    • New York Chapter, member
    • Westchester County/Fairfield County Chapter, lead representative


Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, JD, cum laude, 2010
The University of Texas, BBA and BA, 2006

New York