Bio

Jacob Wolf is a finance and corporate attorney, primarily representing clients in project financings, tax equity financings, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures and other financing, corporate and commercial transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors, with a particular focus on renewable energy projects.

Mr. Wolf is experienced in drafting and negotiating financing and collateral agreements, purchase and sale agreements, joint venture agreements and other financing, corporate and project development documentation. He also has experience representing clients in connection with corporate financing matters, including secured and unsecured debt financings, acquisition financings, revolving credit facilities, asset-backed loans, debt securities offerings, structured finance transactions and restructurings.

Mr. Wolf previously worked as an associate in Skadden’s New York office. His recent representations include:

  • Hudson Transmission Partners, LLC in the financing of its 660 MW underwater transmission line between New Jersey and Manhattan;
  • Pattern Energy Group LP in the construction and term financing of its 324 MW Broadview wind generation projects and 35-mile 345 kV Western Interconnect transmission line in New Mexico and Texas, in the sale of such projects to Pattern Energy Group Inc. for $269 million, and in the tax-equity financings of the wind generation projects. The transmission line financing was named IJGlobal’s 2016 “North America Transmission Deal of the Year”;
  • Talen Energy and certain subsidiaries in connection with their secured credit facilities;
  • TerraForm Global, LLC in obtaining a $460 million bridge credit facility to acquire projects in advance of a planned initial public offering and in a $485 million corporate revolving credit facility;
  • a leading tax equity investor in the acquisition, and subsequent disposition, of ownership and tax equity interests in a wind project;
  • a U.S.-based private equity firm in its acquisition of a development-stage natural gas power project in Mexico and its proposed acquisition of power assets in Central America; and
  • First Solar, Inc. in connection with:
    • obtaining tax-equity financing from JPM Capital Corporation for the 179 MW Switch Station solar projects in Nevada;
    • its sale of the 120 MW East Pecos solar facility in Texas to an affiliate of Southern Power Company;
    • the tax equity investment by affiliates of General Electric Company and Goldman, Sachs & Co. in the Moapa project, a 250 MW PV solar power plant in Clark County, Nevada; and
    • the Kingbird project a 40 MW PV solar power plant in Kern County, California, including: its tax equity financing; the sale of a stake in the project to 8point3 Energy Partners LP.; and the sale to State Street Bank and Trust Company of an interest and tax equity investment in the project.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., Georgetown University Law Center (cum laude), 2012
  • B.A., University of Michigan, 2008

Admissions

  • New York
  • District of Columbia

Jacob D. Wolf

Associate, Energy and Infrastructure Projects
jacob.wolf@skadden.com