If a transaction is large, complex and challenging, you’re likely to find Elizabeth Paulsen in the thick of it. Becoming a valuable part of her clients’ team and understanding all aspects of their business is her passion.
Elizabeth’s practice concentrates on joint ventures, structuring and mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate matters. She has extensive experience representing companies, private equity funds, sponsors and entrepreneurs in a wide range of transactions. From development and infrastructure projects to agriculture and real money gaming, Elizabeth helps her clients creatively and efficiently establish a structure and contractual arrangements that meet their legal and long-term business needs.
Elizabeth has engaged in a number of transactions in the renewable energy space. Recently, she structured the joint venture for Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. with Southern Power to develop wind power across the United States. She has also represented Panasonic Enterprise Solutions with its unique solar-plus-battery storage microgrid being developed at Pena Station with Xcel Energy.
She also spent over a decade representing Freeport LNG in its development and financing of a liquefied natural gas export facility on the Gulf Coast of Texas.
When she is not spending her time on development and infrastructure projects, Elizabeth will also be found negotiating joint venture agreements in the emerging real money and social gaming industry. She is responsible for some of the first access arrangements in the United States between European platform provider and domestic brick-and-mortar licensees.
A respected leader dedicated to professional development, Elizabeth serves on the firm’s Executive Committee and previously served as a co-chair of the firm’s Corporate & Business Department. She also serves on the steering committee for the Brownstein Women’s Leadership Initiative. She provides guidance on the development and implementation of recruitment, retention and advancement of women attorneys at the firm.