Tori Roessler

Senior Counsel


Ms. Roessler is a senior counsel and transactional tax lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP focusing on federal and state tax issues arising in representing financial institutions, developers, utilities, and other participants in energy, project finance, and leveraged lease transactions.  Ms. Roessler routinely advises clients on renewable energy projects, including solar, wind and storage projects.  She is familiar with current tax equity structures in use in the market, with an emphasis on partnership flip and inverted lease transactions, and advises on utility, commercial and residential projects.
Ms. Roessler is familiar with various federal and state tax incentives, including the investment tax credit (ITC), production tax credit (PTC), the qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicle tax credit, and the carbon oxide sequestration credit.  Additionally, Ms. Roessler regularly advises clients with respect to claiming and maintaining eligibility for such incentives.


Ms. Roessler earned her law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School (J.D., 2016). During this time she served as senior notes editor for the Vanderbilt Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, was a vice president of sports for the Entertainment and Sports Law Society, a member of Phi Delta Phi, and was awarded the Dean’s List and Lightfoot, Franklin & White Best Brief Award. Ms. Roessler received her undergraduate degree from Auburn University (B.S., summa cum laude, 2013), where she majored in accounting and minored in Spanish. She also studied abroad at Universidad de Salamanca in Spain in 2011.


Ms. Roessler is admitted to practice law in Virginia and in the District of Columbia.


Ms. Roessler is the author of “College Athlete Rights After O’Bannon: Where Do College Athlete Intellectual Property Rights Go from Here?” VAND. J. ENT. & TECH. L. 18 (2016)