Project Finance Group Of The Year: Akin Gump

Law360, New York (January 18, 2012, 5:23 PM EST) -- Taking advantage of the alternative energy loan guarantee program spearheaded by the Obama administration, the project finance team at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP leveraged its renewable energy experience to close some of the biggest project deals in the U.S. last year, earning it a spot among Law360's Project Finance Groups of 2011.

The U.S. Department of Energy rolled out the loan program in 2009, enabling companies to obtain financing for massive alternative energy projects in the wind and solar space. A longtime industry...
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