Brad Nowak represents clients throughout the U.S. on corporate transactions, acquisitions, dispositions, project financing and development. He is the co-chair of the firm’s Solar Energy and Renewable Energy practices and leads the firm’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) and Infrastructure Practice.

Brad Nowak represents clients throughout the U.S. on corporate transactions, acquisitions, dispositions, project financing and development. He is the co-chair of the firm’s Solar Energy and Renewable Energy practices and leads the firm’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) and Infrastructure Practice.

Brad provides timely, strategic advice to clients throughout the life cycle of a transaction, whether it’s developing a renewable energy project, negotiating terms for a business acquisition or disposition or structuring a novel P3 project with a municipality.

Brad devotes a significant portion of his practice to advising on energy transactions, as well as guiding clients through the project development process. Brad advises on energy regulatory issues and negotiates power purchase agreements, offtake agreements, EPC agreements, interconnection agreements, O&M agreements, build-transfer agreements and joint development agreements. Active in the solar industry, Brad is a member of the board of directors for the Maryland, DC, Delaware and Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association (MDV-SEIA).

He has nearly 15 years of experience helping companies negotiate and close mergers and acquisitions in numerous industries, and he has extensive experience negotiating and drafting asset, stock and membership interest purchase agreements.

Brad also frequently advises municipalities and developers on the procurement, structuring and negotiation of public infrastructure and P3 projects, including energy, solid waste, water, wastewater, stormwater and social infrastructure. He has significant experience negotiating performance-based agreements for development and operation and maintenance of P3 facilities.

In addition to his energy and infrastructure work, Brad spends a portion of his time serving as outside general counsel to private companies. He advises on business planning, shareholder disputes, operations, capital raising, debt financing and exit strategies.

Brad earned his Juris Doctor degree from Wake Forest University School of Law, and he earned his Bachelor of Science degree, summa cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Corporate/ M&A/ Private Equity

  • Represented a private equity firm in senior and mezzanine acquisition financing for a $210 million platform acquisition of a cloud-based archiving solution business.
  • Represented a private equity firm in a $23.5 million senior financing.
  • Represented a national hospitality company in the acquisition of three resorts.
  • Represented senior housing private investment firm in connection with a $205 million mezzanine loan facility.
  • Represented two public business development companies in connection with their initial establishment and revolving credit facilities with multiple lenders.
  • Represented sellers of two military defense contractors to a private equity firm.
  • Represented large Mexican bank in its acquisition of a Texas-based bank holding company and acquisition and regulatory approval of two money transmitters with operations in 41 states.
  • Represented U.S.-based investor group in the sale of one of Poland’s largest car parking operators to a large multi-national parking facility operator.
  • Represented international security company in the establishment of an offshore subsidiary.
  • Represented large public U.S. distributor/retailer in connection with the acquisition of a trading company based in China.
  • Represented mezzanine lender in connection with various secured loans to a manufacturing company.
  • Represented large senior housing private investment management firm in its restructuring and debt refinancing
  • Represented seller group in the sale of a multi-state pharmacy services business.
  • Represented large concierge Services Company in its general corporate matters.
  • Represented automobile dealer association in connection with formation of a joint venture with a global market intelligence and research company.

Infrastructure, Energy and P3

  • Represented Virginia public authority in structuring and negotiating an alternative waste-to-energy project.
  • Represented Georgia-based developer in the development and sale of solar power projects under the Georgia Power Advanced Solar Initiative.
  • Represented Maryland municipality in connection with a first-of-its-kind public private partnership for development and maintenance of green storm water infrastructure.
  • Represented Virginia regional public authority in connection with a competitive procurement for the $150 million sale of its waste-to-energy facility and a long-term performance-based service agreement for waste disposal.
  • Represented private developer in development, operation and maintenance of a material recovery facility.
  • Represented Virginia municipality in the proposed exercise of its purchase option to acquire an energy plant from the facility’s private operator.
  • Represented Pennsylvania public authority in connection with construction of an ash recycling and resource recovery facility and long-term operation and maintenance of such facility by a private operator.
  • Represented Florida municipality in the procurement of a private vendor of a publicly owned facility for retrofit and long-term operations.