Laurette Petersen is a partner in the Real Estate, Energy, Land Use & Environmental Practice Group in the firm's Chicago office.
Areas of Practice
Laurette focuses her practice on leasing and commercial lending transactions. She represents varied developers and debt and equity investors in the negotiation and due diligence of key project documents, the structuring and documentation of project debt and equity financing and the closing of tax advantaged investments, most recently in renewable energy that includes wind, solar and biofuels.
Prior to entering the legal sector, Laurette spent 10 years as a banker specializing in the electric and gas industry.
Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2024
Leading Lawyer - Renewables & Alternative Energy, Chambers Global, 2023
Leading Lawyer - Renewables & Alternative Energy, Chambers USA, 2021-2023
Recommended Lawyer - Renewables & Alternative Energy, Legal 500 USA, 2018-2021
Energy Law Blog Posts
- Energy Team Joins Sheppard Mullin From Winston & StrawnLaw360, 03.08.2017
J.D., University of Chicago, 1996
B.A., Michigan State University, 1984, highest honors