Alan’s deep knowledge of the industry makes him very valuable on transactions. He is an excellent adviser.

Chambers USA, 2022

Alan Rafte, chair of the firm’s business and regulatory section, serves clients in transactions that involve offshore and onshore wind generation facilities; carbon capture, sequestration and utilization projects; upstream oil and gas projects; pipelines and other midstream facilities; and merchant fossil-fuel electric generation facilities. He represents energy industry companies, private equity investors, alternative lenders and financial institutions in transactions that include acquisitions and divestitures of assets and companies, joint venture arrangements, structured finance, leveraged finance, project development and project finance. Clients are significant companies in the energy industry including, Apache Corporation, Equinor, Phillips 66 and HPS Investment Partners.

Alan is highly ranked in 2024 Chambers Global in Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 1) and in 2024 Chambers USA in Energy: Oil & Gas (Transactional) (Band 1) and Projects. According to 2021 Chambers USA, Alan is an “exceptional lawyer; there’s no matter he can’t handle. He’s very good with clients and stays at the cutting edge of what’s happening in the industry.”