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Brendan McNallen is a partner in the Energy & Natural Resources Group. His practice focuses on project development and finance in the energy generation, energy storage, transmission and distribution and infrastructure sectors, with a specific focus on renewable energy. He represents developers, owners, manufacturers, and lenders on the development, supply, construction, and financing of onshore wind, offshore wind, solar and battery energy storage projects. Brendan also represents utilities on the procurement and construction of transmission and distribution facilities, procurement programs and program management activities. He has advised on energy projects throughout the United States and around the world, including Europe, South America, the Middle East, Mexico, and Canada.


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2006, J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif; Thurston Society; Supervising Editor, Hastings International and Comparative Law Review
  • Santa Clara University, 2000, B.S., Civil Engineering

  • Nueva York
  • California
  • Washington

  • Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance, Working Group Member

Premios y reconocimientos

  • Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)


  • United States
  • Ireland