Utilizing his prior experience as in-house counsel at a solar developer and oilfield services and midstream energy organization, Sam Porter serves as a strategic business and legal advisor to developers, private equity firms, investment banks, and a variety of other public and private companies in the renewable energy, energy storage, power generation, and oil and gas industries on complex transactions.
Sam served as senior counsel at SunPower Corporation, where he was lead attorney and legal team manager for the commercial and industrial business unit overseeing all transactional, project development, construction and project financing matters. Prior to this role, he was general counsel at CCNG Energy Partners. He oversaw all transactions and legal matters for a 200+ employee oilfield services and midstream energy organization.
Sam advises clients on the acquisition, development, joint venture, financing and sale of a variety of energy projects and companies. He has led construction, project and tax equity financings as well as negotiated customer-facing solar and energy storage agreements.