Extremely Skilled EC/VC and Transactional Lawyer Sam Edwards Joins Crowell & Moring

Extremely Skilled EC/VC and Transactional Lawyer Sam Edwards Joins Crowell & Moring

DENVER, Dec. 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sam Edwards joins Crowell & Moring as a associate within the agency’s Company Group, increasing its rising corporations/enterprise capital and transactional capabilities, and strengthening the agency’s presence in Denver.

Edwards works with corporations which might be on the forefront of rising applied sciences – with explicit emphasis on the vitality and know-how industries. The core of his follow is representing corporations within the EC/VC area, particularly these dealing in highly-regulated points of recent vitality infrastructure, together with decarbonization and vitality transition. Edwards will even help corporations reaching broader markets by means of nationwide and worldwide ecosystems able to assist rising applied sciences.

“We’re thrilled for Sam to affix the agency at a time of nice demand from purchasers within the rising corporations/enterprise capital area, together with within the renewable vitality sector,” stated Sam Feigin, co-chair of Crowell & Moring’s Company Group. “His expertise guiding purchasers by means of vital transactions might be a boon to our purchasers.”

Edwards’ follow additionally entails all points of company transactional work, together with M&A, non-public financings, joint ventures, and different strategic transactions for bigger corporations. He works with vitality transition‐centered corporations that want associated recommendation concerning venture improvement, authorities grants and contracting, regulatory and environmental compliance, and counseling concerning governmental packages such because the Inflation Discount Act. He has suggested all kinds of purchasers starting from rising progress to established vitality innovation gamers, resembling a clear cement firm centered on venture improvement, a hydrogen exploration firm, and an early stage firm centered on producing low-cost renewable hydrogen from the redirection of waste.

Edwards’ arrival coincides with Tyler O’Connor, the previous vitality counsel to the U.S. Home Committee on Power and Commerce, who’s becoming a member of the agency as a associate within the Washington, D.C. workplace.

“Sam is a strategic match for our Denver workplace the place we’re increasing our company follow, together with within the vitality area,” stated Meshach Rhoades, managing associate of the Denver workplace. “As a properly‐rounded company lawyer with substantial expertise within the M&A, financing, industrial contracting and company governance domains, he’ll assist cement and develop our presence within the fast-growing tech metropolis.”

“It’s an thrilling time to be a company lawyer, particularly one dealing on the intersection of renewable vitality infrastructure and innovation,” Edwards stated. “I sit up for contributing to the Denver workplace’s persevering with progress and to working with the agency’s gifted group to assist purchasers deal with the shifting panorama of regulation and information corporations to world success with our deep regulatory and authorities contracts expertise.”

Edwards earned his legislation diploma from the College of Virginia Faculty of Legislation and his undergraduate diploma from Harvard School.

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