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McDermott Will & Emery’s Energy Business Law blog offers insights into the evolving regulatory, business, tax and legal issues affecting the US and international energy and commodities markets and advice how stakeholders might respond.

Businesses in the energy sector rely on McDermott for our ability to address the unique legal issues associated with operating in this highly specialized market. As a global team, we deliver coordinated counsel around the world, focusing on clients’ transactional and regulatory needs and leveraging our market knowledge to help them achieve business success.

McDermott has decades of experience in domestic markets, cross-border representations, and in coordinating work in foreign jurisdictions. Our lawyers have extensive experience handling matters that span power, oil and gas, biofuels, renewable energy, agriculture, metals and derivatives markets. Within these areas, we represent a diverse collection of clients, ranging from financial institutions and private investors, to owners and operators of energy assets. We also counsel service providers, marketers, trade associations, and electronic exchanges and clearing organizations.

Leading directories have repeatedly recognized our energy practice lawyers for the quality of our work. US News-Best Lawyers has ranked our US national practice and our Houston office as top providers in its Best Law Firms publication, while The Legal 500 USA has acknowledged our group’s transactional capabilities, The Legal 500 EMEA has praised our Italian energy group, and Chambers Global has ranked the firm for its projects and energy work in Africa.

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