David A. Thompson

Partner
Represented a private developer in the development and financing of a 55-mile underwater power cable with two land-based electrical converter stations. Negotiated and documented multiple options and long-term ground leases for the two converter stations, easement agreements and licenses associated with the project and assisted in the secured financing.
Acting as real estate counsel to proposed energy projects in development, involving wind and geothermal technologies and transmission construction.
Represented the developer in the development and financing of a geothermal facility in Heber, California. Negotiated and/or analyzed existing geothermal leases, sale/leaseback of the facility and multiple easements, rights-of-way and licenses and assisted in the financing.
Represented a private developer of a co-generation facility located on a state-owned property, including the negotiation of a sale/leaseback of the site lease, easements and licenses for the facility and assisted in the financing of the project.
Represented the developer of a gas-fired power plant. Negotiated the ground leases, easements and licenses for the project facility.
Represented a governmental entity in connection with the consolidation of facilities and disposition of real estate and personal property located in over 40 locations in the United States. Included analyzing numerous leases and other agreements for each site, negotiating sales and termination agreements for properties, and re-negotiating leases and contracts for the retained assets.
Represented Enron North America, Babcock & Brown, and numerous other privately held producers in project financed energy transactions.
Represent $1 billion, employee-owned real estate equity corporation in multiple 1031 transactions, including a $90 million transaction involving three hotels and 18 retail stores. This deal was named "Winner/Best Hotel Deal" in the Real Estate Deals of the Year by the San Francisco Business Times.
Acted as real estate counsel to large Catholic charity, handling the organization's real property assets, including purchases, sales and leases.
Represented regulatory agency in its real estate conservation and liquidation activities.