John T. Dunlap

Senior Counsel

Overview

John T. Dunlap is a senior counsel and business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP where he assists clients in many industries with a broad range of commercial, transactional and financial matters. He works extensively with clients in the energy industry, counseling utility companies, developers, and investors in the development, sale and acquisition of both traditional and renewable energy facilities. He also advises clients involved in the financing of energy facilities, including tax equity financing. He is a member of the Finance & Financial Institutions and Transactional & Securities Practices and the firm’s Energy Industry Team.

Recognition

In 2014, The Legal 500 recognized Mr. Dunlap for his work in the area of renewable/alternative energy.

Education

Mr. Dunlap graduated from the Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, 2009), where he was elected to the Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Dunlap was a managing editor of the Indiana Law Journal and participated in the Sherman Minton Moot Court competition. Mr. Dunlap received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa (B.A., English and journalism, 2004).

Admissions

Mr. Dunlap is admitted to practice in Wisconsin.

Representative Matters

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Represented Strata Solar in the sale of the Selmer Farm solar energy projects in Tennessee, with a combined capacity of 40 MW DC, to Dominion Resources. This project has a long-term power purchase agreement with Tennessee Valley Authority.
Represented Strata Solar in the sale of the Mulberry Farm in Tennessee, with a combined capacity of 40 MW DC, to Dominion Resources. Each project has long-term power purchase agreements with Tennessee Valley Authority.
Represented US Bancorp in an equity investment in 215 megawatt wind farm in Illinois valued at $520 million. The transaction was structured as a “partnership flip” transaction with eligibility for a $140 million Section 1603 cash grant.