Overview

Tom Solomon is a partner in the Energy, Infrastructure and Project Finance Team in the firm's San Francisco office.

Areas of Practice

Tom counsels developers and owners of natural gas-fired, wind, solar, biomass and geothermal electric generating facilities and energy storage facilities in the negotiation of physical and virtual PPAs, energy storage agreements, tolling agreements, master trading agreements, renewable energy credit purchase and sale agreements, resource adequacy and other capacity attribute purchase and sale agreements, interconnection agreements, transmission services agreements, and scheduling coordinator services agreements.

In addition, Tom represents developers and industry associations in regulatory proceedings before the CPUC in connection with electric industry restructuring, transmission development, energy and capacity procurement, integrated resource planning, energy storage procurement mandates, and renewable portfolio standard issues.

Prior to attending law school, Tom worked for an electric utility which gives him a unique perspective of the energy sector that he applies to his representations of developers, owners of electric generating facilities and energy storage facilities, and industry associations in energy transactional and regulatory matters.

Honors

Honors

Key Lawyer in Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power, The Legal 500 US, 2021

Ranked in California Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation, Chambers USA, 2020 and 2021

Northern California “Rising Star,” Super Lawyers magazine, 2013 through 2017

“Up and Coming,” Chambers USA, 2016-2019

Insights

Media Mentions

Memberships

Memberships

Member, Energy Bar Association

Member, Power Association of Northern California

Member, Conference of California Public Utility Counsel

Education

J.D., Georgetown University, 2008

B.S., University of California, San Diego, 2001, with distinction

Admissions

  • California
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