Hannah Zapfe is an associate in the Energy & Natural Resources Practice in the Washington DC office. Hannah focuses her practice on infrastructure project development, mergers and acquisitions, and various other corporate transactions primarily in the energy and infrastructure sectors.

    Hannah graduated from the Catholic University, Columbus School of Law, magna cum laude, in the spring of 2018. While in law school, she was a staff member of the Catholic University Law Review. She served as a Certified Student Attorney at the Columbus Community Legal Services, working with the Advocacy for the Elderly Clinic. Hannah also worked as a judicial intern for the Honorable Andrea Leahy at the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, as well as a legal intern at the New Orleans Public Defenders Office. Throughout her final year of school, she worked as a law clerk for Squire Patton Boggs as part of the Energy & Natural Resources Practice.

    As a member of the Energy & Natural Resources Practice, she now represents clients with respect to mergers and acquisitions agreements, power purchase agreements, engineering, procurement and construction agreements, and operation and maintenance agreements, as well as related corporate documents.

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    • Represented large Chinese solar power firm in connection with its initial public offering, which is believed to be the first renewable energy company to be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
    • Represented a leading global provider of comprehensive photovoltaic (PV) solar systems on the sale of a 200 MW AC solar power plant.
    • Represented the same leading global provider of PV solar systems with respect to negotiating and drafting an engineering, procurement and construction agreement, as well as advised on the sale of a 100 MW AC solar power plant.
    • Represented a large US-based solar power company in connection with the development, acquisition, sale, operation and maintenance of various solar power and battery storage projects throughout the US.
    • Represented global investment fund in two venture capital investments in the retail industry. 

    Education

    • Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2018
    • University of Maryland at College Park, M.M., 2015
    • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.M., 2012

    Admissions

    • District of Columbia, 2019
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