NEW YORK (February 1, 2017) – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that Thomas C. Havens has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Capital Markets and Corporate Department, and a member of the firm’s Energy Practice. Havens brings more than thirty years of transactional experience advising companies in the energy and utility sectors, particularly within the renewable energy field.
“Renewables are the fastest growing energy sector in the market today, and Tom’s deep experience in financing, M&A and project development within this important area will make him an excellent asset to many of our clients,” said Mitchell S. Nussbaum, managing partner of Loeb & Loeb’s New York office and co-chair of the firm’s Capital Markets and Corporate Department.
“Tom will be a terrific addition to Loeb’s energy team, rounding out a diverse bench of transactional, regulatory and litigation practitioners focused on all segments of the industry,” added Frank Lee, partner and co-chair of Loeb & Loeb’s Energy Practice.
Havens represents both domestic and foreign developers, investors, utilities, lenders and other market participants on a broad array of transactions involving the development, construction, acquisition, sale and financing of solar, wind and other renewable energy projects. In addition to his work in the renewables sector, Havens also advises electric utilities, power generators and lenders in the acquisition and financing of nuclear, coal, and gas-fired generating facilities. In addition, he advises clients on state and federal energy regulatory and policy matters, incentive programs and state renewable portfolio standards.
“We are very pleased to welcome Tom to the firm,” commented Loeb & Loeb Chairman Michael D. Beck. “Loeb is focused on strategically expanding our capabilities in the energy arena and the addition of an attorney with Tom’s skill and experience underscores the firm’s commitment to strengthening our offering in this core industry.”
“Loeb’s diverse national platform and depth of talent and resources throughout the firm will provide a fantastic opportunity for me to further grow my practice and serve my clients at the highest possible level,” said Havens. “I’m excited to join this outstanding team.”
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Havens was a partner in the Energy and Utility Law Department at Day Pitney LLP. He earned his J.D. from Washington and Lee University and he holds an A.B., cum laude, from Duke University.
Loeb & Loeb’s Energy Practice offers a dynamic combination of transactional, regulatory and litigation capabilities for clients in virtually every sector of the energy industry. Representing Fortune 500 corporations, multinational companies, regional utilities and up-and-coming startups, the firm’s attorneys have handled virtually every type of transactional and operational challenge the industry has faced in the past 35 years.