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Energy & Utilities

With decades of experience representing clients in the energy and utilities industries, our attorneys deeply understand the pressures that our clients face in building their businesses, financing their operations and succeeding in an ever-evolving energy landscape. We represent clients facing those pressures on all sides, from the initial stages of project development, to mergers and acquisitions, advocacy before legislature and regulatory bodies, and litigation.

We offer transactional expertise in project financing, power offtake, development and construction, and have particular experience representing companies before the legislature, Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, Minnesota Department of Commerce, Environmental Quality Board, Pollution Control Agency and other regulatory authorities. Winthrop & Weinstine clients—whether utilities, project developers, construction companies, investors or lenders—rely on our multidisciplinary energy experience to ensure their success.

Our attorneys use the law to help you reach your goals for your business. We work with clients at all stages of growth, from business formation to succession planning and everything in between, focusing on creative solutions and practical advice that helps you move your business forward....

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Your employees are the lifeblood of your organization. At Winthrop, we know the value of maintaining a healthy relationship with your workforce, and we counsel employers in working through your plans, concerns, and issues, to ensure your business continues to function smoothly. We find creative, pra...

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When business and commercial disputes can’t be resolved through simple negotiation, we are positioned to take matters to the next level. At Winthrop, our litigators are problem-solvers, using the legal system – whether through mediation, settlement, or going all the way to trial - as the means t...

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We represent local and national clients of all sizes and types from real estate developers, real estate lenders, and equity investors to homeowners’ associations, nonprofits and institutions. Real estate transactions require quick thinking, effective negotiation and attentiveness to detail. We’l...

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Government and regulation affects all of us – but none more so than individuals and businesses that operate in heavily regulated industries such as health care, insurance, energy, telecommunications, real estate, and others. We provide creative solutions and ardent advocacy to guide you through th...

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