Morrison & Foerster's transnational experience and expertise in the Cleantech sector includes a broad range of legal services critically important to our clients investing in or producing green building technology. Our clients include major institutions investing in or developing green buildings, as well as green developers, builders, and architects.
Our lawyers assist clients in developing projects using green building technology, as well as clients investing in, developing, commercializing, and marketing energy efficient products, services and technologies for green building.
Our Cleantech Group quickly and effectively secures entitlements, permits, and project approvals by leveraging the positive attributes associated with the incorporation of green building practices into our clients’ projects. We have substantial experience helping clients navigate the regulatory framework surrounding green building by interpreting and applying the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).