Benjamin Fox is an associate in the firm’s Corporate Department in the San Francisco office. Mr. Fox is a member of the firm’s Social Enterprise and Impact Investing and Energy and Clean Technology Groups.
Mr. Fox’s practice focuses on the representation of clients in the clean technology, renewable energy and sustainability space. Mr. Fox counsels startup to late-stage private companies, venture capital and private equity investors, as well as family offices, private foundations and public charities in a broad range of transactional matters including early-stage and late-stage equity and debt financings, mergers, acquisitions, asset purchases and sales, joint ventures and hybrid or “tandem” structuring arrangements between non-profit and for-profit entities. He currently serves as member of the San Francisco Young Professionals in Energy events committee.
Mr. Fox earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (Boalt Hall), with a certificate of specialization in both Environmental Law and Energy and Clean Technology Law. At Boalt, he served as an executive editor of Ecology Law Quarterly, a member of the California Law Review, and a judicial extern for the Honorable Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Mr. Fox received the Ellis J. Harmon Prize for best legal writing in Environmental Law and Policy and was a NAPABA Law Foundation Scholarship recipient for commitment to serve the Asian Pacific American community.
Prior to law school, Mr. Fox worked for the U.S. Department of Energy in Beijing, China and spent a year at Taiwan’s Tunghai University researching renewable energy and urban development policy on a Fulbright Fellowship. He earned his B.A., with distinction and highest honors, from the University of Michigan.
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