John D. Renneisen provides legal advice on environmental issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions (M&A), debt and equity financing, and compliance counseling. His practice spans the spectrum of environmental matters at the federal, state, and local levels, including transactional due diligence and contract negotiation, hazardous waste management, hazardous site remediation, water pollution, air pollution, and toxic substance regulation. John also conducts property and compliance diligence, drafts and negotiates transaction agreements, and monitors project progress in connection with asset purchases, underwritings, securitizations, leases, and sale-leaseback transactions.
Drawing on his technical background and knowledge of environmental law, John helps clients identify problems and craft effective solutions. On transactional matters, he remains focused on the overall size and structure of the deal in order to help resolve material issues in the most efficient manner. John represents institutional and private equity investors with interests and portfolio companies in a range of industries, including oil and gas exploration and production and renewable electricity generation. In addition to his work in conventional and alternative energy, he has experience in pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and other industrial, manufacturing and commercial sectors.
John is a member of the Firm’s Environmental Practice.
- Duke University, J.D., 1993
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988
- Williams College, B.A., Mathematics and Physics, 1986
- “Hydraulic Fracturing Developments,” Pratt’s Energy Law Report (January 2017)
- “Hydraulic Fracturing Developments,” Pratt’s Energy Law Report (June 2016)
- “Hydraulic Fracturing Developments,” Pratt’s Energy Law Report (March 2016)
- “New Cleanup Obligations for EU Industrial Facilities,” Law360, co-authored with Eric Rothenberg, (November 12, 2015)
- “Regulatory Risk and Financing: Perspectives on Transactional Due Diligence,” American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Wind Project Siting Seminar (2012)