Baker Botts Welcomes Leading Energy Finance Partner to New York Office | News – Baker Botts

by | Sep 12, 2022 | Energy

NEW YORK, September 12, 2022 – Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international energy, technology and life sciences law firm, announced today that Ellen Friedman has joined its Global Projects Department as a partner in New York.Friedman has extensive experience in project finance involving both traditional fossil and renewable energy projects and, more recently, carbon capture, renewable fuels, clean hydrogen and other energy transition projects. Her practice supports project developers and sponsors, tax and equity investors, commercial lenders, underwriters and buyers and sellers of projects and hedge providers.She joins the firm from Nixon Peabody, where she was Co-Head of the Energy and Infrastructure Projects team.Friedman has been recognized for exceptional standing in the national legal community in Chambers USA in the Projects category. She has also been recognized for exceptional standing in the global legal community in Chambers Global for Projects.“We are excited to welcome Ellen to the firm,” said Baker Botts Managing Partner, John Martin. “The admission of Ellen, with her vast experience in project finance and renewable energy, including energy transition projects, carbon capture and sequestration, clean hydrogen and renewable fuel matters, represents another step in the execution of the well-defined strategy of the firm and our market-leading Global Projects Department.”“Ellen is an excellent addition to our team,” said Jason Bennett, firmwide Department Chair of Baker Botts’ Global Projects Practice as well as a co-head of its firmwide Energy Sector leadership. “Her arrival extends our capabilities …

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