Lloyd J. MacNeil - McDermott Will & Emery


Lloyd J. MacNeil represents developers, sponsors, investors and lenders of capital and infrastructure projects. His principal focus is on renewable energy and emerging energy technologies, where he has been a leading advisor since the emergence of wind energy as a competitor to fossil fuels as an energy source. He advises clients throughout the arc of development, construction, operation, financing, and purchase and sale. He also advises commercial and industrial clients on energy portfolio services and energy efficiency solutions.

Prior to joining McDermott, Lloyd served as general counsel for Edison Energy, a portfolio of energy companies held by Edison International. He has more than 20 years of legal counsel experience in the senior project finance, corporate and commercial arenas.


  • Represented a Canadian renewable energy sponsor and developer in the development and financing of a portfolio of repower wind projects located in New York
  • Represented a solar developer in the acquisition and development of a series of solar portfolios located in Illinois, Texas, Colorado and California
  • Represented a renewable energy developer in the acquisition and sale of wind and transmission assets located in California and Arizona

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  • The Legal 500 US, Recommended, 2021-2023
  • IFLR1000, Project Development, 2023


Dalhousie University, JD, 1994
Dalhousie University, BS, 1990