Edward Hammond is a partner and transactional lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. He focuses his practice in the area of commercial and industrial financing transactions, including energy and infrastructure project financing, syndicated bank loan transactions and institutional investment in long-term debt securities. He is a member of the Finance & Financial Institutions Practice and Energy and Sports Industry Teams.
In February 2014, Ed spoke at the Infocast Wind Power Finance and Investment Summit Conference where he was also moderator for the panel, “New Options for Lower Cost of Capital.”
Ed has been peer review rated as AV Preeminent®, the highest performance rating in the Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ system.
Ed has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Banking and Finance Law and Project Finance Law (2007, 2010 - 2023), Securitization and Structured Finance Law (2010 - 2022), Financial Services Regulation Law (2011 - 2022), Commercial Finance Law (2015 - 2022) and Energy Law (2017 - 2022).
From 2011 - 2016, The Legal 500 recognized Ed for his work in the area of project finance and also for his work in energy – renewable/alternative in 2015. He was also selected for inclusion in the 2005 - 2009 lists of Wisconsin Super Lawyers®.
Ed recently served on the board of trustees of the American College of Investment Counsel and served as president of the organization in 2011.
Ed received his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Yale University in 1978 and his J.D. degree from the University of Chicago in 1981.
Ed is a member of the American Bar Association and its Business Law Section, as well as of the Milwaukee Bar Association and the State Bar of Wisconsin.
Examples of Recent Transactions