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Biography

Walter concentrates his practice in the energy sector, including experience with the development and operation of electric generation projects of all types, domestically and internationally, including coal-fired power plants, natural gas-fired power plants, solar projects (rooftop and utility scale), wind farms, waste to energy projects, biofuels, and nuclear power plants; the development and operation of midstream gas projects including gathering facilities, gas processing plants, liquified natural gas (LNG) terminals import and export, and compressor stations and pipeline work; and sales and purchases of commodities including electricity.

Walter helps clients with each step of the development process from preparation of the request for proposal (RFP), through the negotiation and drafting of contracts for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), fuel contracts, power purchase agreements (PPAs), interconnection agreements, operation and maintenance agreements (O&M), assisting with the project finance documents when necessary, and contract administration during construction.  He has also helped with other projects such as energy storage facilities, ocean terminals, luxury hotels, office buildings, and public use spaces (including Public-Private Partnerships (P3) projects).

Walter’s experience also includes assisting clients with preparation and negotiation of power purchase and sales agreements, tolling agreements, master forward trading agreements and related credit support agreements and annexes (ISDA, NAESB, etc.), long-term service agreements (LTSAs) and contractual service agreements (CSAs), and equipment purchases.

Other Info About Walter

Education

Law School

Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2000

Graduate School

Arkansas State University, M.B.A., 1995

Undergraduate School

Arkansas State University, B.S., Economics, 1989

Bar Membership

Walter is licensed to practice in the following states:

Texas, 2020

Arkansas, 2017

District of Columbia, 2016

Tennessee, 2015

New York, 2013

Virginia, 2001

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Georgetown Law Alumni Board

The Energy Bar Association