Denver Law Adjunct Professor John Herrick has been named Colorado's "Best Renewable Energy Lawyer" in Law Week Colorado's Barrister's Best issue.
Mr. Herrick, who teaches Renewable Energy Project Finance, is Senior Counsel in the Denver office of Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck and a member of the Natural Resources Group. He is working to further develop the sustainability and clean technology practice area for the firm.
As reported by Law Week Colorado, "John Herrick has extensive experience on both sides of the renewable energy spectrum. He worked as Chief Counsel for the Department of Energy's Golden office for 15 years before joining Brownstein where he's helped clients with clean energy, solar, wind and geothermal projects."
Recently Mr. Herrick was part of a Brownstein team that negotiated a $25 million deal involving the U.S. Department of Energy and a biorefinery in California.
Don Smith, Director of the Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy Program at Denver Law, said, "John Herrick is internationally recognized for a broad spectrum of activities in renewable energy. Moreover, he is one of America's leading practitioners in assisting companies in entering into public and private partnerships in energy financing. All of us at Denver Law are thrilled with this news, and we are delighted he continues to be a big part of our renewable energy law program."