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Don is an experienced business and finance partner with a focus on power generation and other energy project and equipment transactions. Additionally, he is a leading lawyer in our Renewable and Clean Energy Sector of the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group.


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1995, J.D.
  • Johns Hopkins University, 1993, M.A., with distinction, Nitze School of Advanced Studies, International Relations, (concentrations in International Economics and Japan Studies)
  • Williams College, 1988, B.A., History

  • California

  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California

  • Member, American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), Power Generation & Infrastructure Initiative Advisory Committee
  • Member, Law360 Energy Editorial Advisory Board
  • Member, Power Association of Northern California
  • Mentor, Cleantech Open

  • Japanese