David Berezowsky

Of Counsel

Overview

David Berezowsky is a business lawyer and an of counsel with Foley & Lardner LLP. David is based in the firm’s Mexico City office where he is a member of the firm’s Finance Practice. His areas of practice cover a broad range of business and financial matters including, renewable energy, project finance, infrastructure projects, government procurement projects, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, life sciences, and administrative litigation.

David’s experience in renewable energy and project finance includes representing developers and investors in the construction, development, and financing of renewable energy generation facilities, including solar, wind, hydro, and biomass facilities. David has also assisted generators, suppliers and off-takers in the negotiation of power purchase agreements under both the grandfathered and new power market regulations. He also has experience in providing legal advice to clients with respect to governmental procurement and public works procedures, including bids for contracts for the acquisition of goods and services at federal and local levels.

Representative Matters

  • Represented General Energy Solutions Inc. in the acquisition and development of a 21.5 MW solar power generation facility in Sonora, Mexico*
  • Representing Enera Power in the development of a 120 MW solar power generation facility in Quintana Roo, Mexico*
  • Representing Engie Mexico in the definition of the contractual structure for the power supply in the new Mexican power market*
  • Representing Engie Factory in the acquisition or investment in different energy related companies*
  • Assisting 174 Power Global in energy regulatory matters for the different power generation projects in Mexico*
  • Advising a Canadian company in the development and implementation of 1.5 GW of power generation capacity in renewable energy and natural gas power projects in Mexico*
  • Advising to a Canadian company in securing the rights of way, permits and authorizations required for the construction of a 30” natural gas pipeline that will supply natural gas to CFE in Mexico*
  • Represented Canadian Solar in the implementation of the solar panel business in Mexico*
  • Represented a U.S. renewable energy company in the acquisition of a 30MW solar power generation facility located in the state of Guanjuato*
  • Represented a U.S. renewable energy company in the financing of a 15 MW solar farm in Chihuahua, Mexico*
  • Represented a French company in the development and implementation of the distributed generation business in Mexico*
  • Assisted a Mexican company in its participation on different government procurement procedures for the design, construction, operation, and maintenance of waste water treatment plants*
  • Represented Zodiac Aerospace in the negotiation of a power purchase agreement with Buenavista Renewables as generator and ESCO Mexico as supplier under the new Mexican power market*
  • Represented different Mexican companies in the negotiation of power purchase agreements*

*Certain of these matters were handled prior to Foley

Recognition

  • Up and Coming(2018-2019), Energy & Natural Resources, Chambers
  • Future Leader, Administrative Litigation, Who's Who Legal

Education

  • UC Berkeley School of Law (L.L.M., 2017)
  • Universidad Iberoamericana (J.D., 2005)

Admissions

  • Ilustre y Nacional Colegio de Abogados de México (Illustrious and National Bar Association of Mexico)

Professional Memberships

  • United States – Mexico Chamber of Commerce, California Chapter
  • Mexican Academy of Energy Law

Capabilities