Sophie Dagenais, a partner in the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Maryland Clean Energy Center.
Dagenais is an inaugural member and the first attorney named to the 48-person Advisory Board.
The Maryland Clean Energy Center was created during the 2008 Maryland General Assembly session to promote clean energy economic development and jobs, encourage deployment of clean energy technologies, and provide outreach and support to further the State’s clean energy industry.
Dagenais’ practice focuses on real estate, business and transactional matters with an emphasis on real estate finance and development and energy. She represents financial institutions, institutional lenders and advisers, investors, borrowers, developers, investment banks, pension funds, and municipalities in a variety of complex economic development transactions. She frequently represents clients in the development and financing of environmentally-progressive ventures, including solar, wind and biomass projects.
About Ballard Spahr
Ballard Spahr LLP, an Am Law 100 firm with more than 475 lawyers in 12 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge.