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COUNSEL

Contact Information
Phone: (628) 288-4206
Email: clai@keyesfox.com

California
580 California St., 12th Floor           
San Francisco, CA 94104

Admissions
• California

Experience

Caryn is counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office. She focuses her practice in the area of renewable energy project development with an emphasis on solar energy and energy storage. Caryn’s experience extends into the acquisition and disposition of renewable project assets and other corporate transactions involving renewable technologies. Caryn advises clients in negotiating power purchase agreements, mergers and acquisitions, project development, and general commercial transactions.

Prior to joining Keyes & Fox, Caryn was an in-house commercial attorney in the renewable energy sector for over a decade. At NextEra Energy Resources, a renewable energy developer of solar, wind, and battery storage projects, Caryn provided commercial legal support for utility-scale and distributed generation solar and battery storage projects, including negotiating power purchase agreements with corporate, industrial, and utility customers. Earlier in her career, Caryn worked for two other solar project developers, Abengoa Solar and ReneSola Power, where she advised on all aspects of solar energy project development, including power purchase agreements, financing, permitting, and real estate matters.

Representative Work

  • Negotiated and drafted power purchase agreements for nearly 1500 MW of utility-scale solar and battery storage projects in California with utility and Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) customers.
  • Negotiated and drafted power purchase agreements for over 100 MW of distributed generation solar projects in California and Colorado for corporate, industrial, and municipal customers.
  • Acquisition and sale of utility and distributed generation (rooftop, carports, and small ground mounts) solar projects in California, Arizona, Minnesota, and North Carolina.

Education

J.D., U.C. Berkeley School of Law, 2008
B.A., History and Policy Studies, Rice University, 2000, magna cum laude