Ryan M. K. Riffle


Ryan M. K. Riffle


Ryan Riffle focuses his practice on the development, financing, purchase, and sale of energy projects, primarily in the renewable energy industry. Ryan regularly represents investors, lenders, sponsors, and developers in project finance transactions, including sale-leasebacks, partnership flips, and purchase and sale transactions. Ryan also has extensive experience negotiating and reviewing a variety of project documents, including service contracts, and construction and procurement contracts. He is a member of the Finance Practice and the Energy Sector.

Additionally, Ryan has advised clients as issuer’s counsel on matters relating to public and private asset-backed securitizations involving various asset types, including motorcycle receivables and student loans.

Prior to joining Foley, Ryan served as a judicial extern for the Hon. Michael Mihm of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois. During law school, he was a summer associate with Foley.

Presentations and Publications

  • Blog contributor, “RENEW Wisconsin Renewable Energy Summit,” Energy Current (February 14, 2023)
  • Co-author, “Food & Beverage Supply Chain Desk Reference,” Foley Publication (March 24, 2021)
23 February 2024 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents rPlus Energies in $460M Partnership with Sandbrook Capital

Foley & Lardner LLP served as legal advisor to rPlus Energies, a leading private renewable energy developer, in the formation of its platform-level partnership with Sandbrook Capital, a private investment firm dedicated to transforming the world's energy infrastructure.
14 February 2023 Blogs

RENEW Wisconsin Renewable Energy Summit

Foley recently sponsored the eleventh annual Renewable Energy Summit in Madison, Wisconsin
21 March 2022 Deals and Wins

Foley Represents New Energy Equity in Sale to ALLETE

Foley & Lardner LLP represented New Energy Equity, a national end-to-end solar development and finance company, in the sale of 100% of its membership interests to ALLETE, an energy provider that invests in transmission infrastructure and other energy-centric businesses.
09 August 2021 Press Releases

Foley Represents Balanced Rock Power in Equity Investment by Israeli Renewables Firm

Foley & Lardner LLP acted as legal advisor to Balanced Rock Power, a Utah-based developer of high-quality, large-scale renewable energy projects, in the completion of an equity investment by SG Energy, an Israeli renewables energy company.
24 March 2021 Newsletters

Food & Beverage Supply Chain Desk Reference

Foley & Lardner’s Food & Beverage Industry Team has authored a new handbook entitled, “Food & Beverage Supply Chain Desk Reference.” For the sake of convenience, the Desk Reference includes quick answers to your legal needs and analysis across eight areas of focus.