Tony is ‘a very smart guy with a wealth of knowledge and experience’ and ‘an expert in the area’ who ‘[brings] his A game.’

Chambers USA, 2015

Tony Terrell has extensive experience representing issuers, underwriters and investors in public and private offerings of debt securities (secured and unsecured, taxable and tax-exempt, and “green”), and equity, convertible and hybrid securities, most notably within the energy industry. He has represented clients in construction, lease and project financings of various assets, including renewable and nuclear generating facilities. In addition, Tony advises on disclosure and compliance requirements under the securities laws, corporate governance (including fiduciary duties and stockholder proposals), and financial and regulatory issues related to mergers and acquisitions, divestitures (by sale or spin-off), disaggregations and restructurings in the power sector. With increasing frequency, he also advises clients on disclosure and governance issues relating to the effects of weather variability and climate change. Special interests include utility mortgage indentures (particularly with regard to mergers and asset transfers, as well as general mortgage accounting) and solar and other renewable energy technologies.

Tony is ranked Band 1 in Energy: Electricity (Finance) in both Chambers Global (2009-2024) and Chambers USA (2005-2024). Clients appreciate Tony’s “wise and sage” counsel (Chambers Global, 2019). A commentator added he is “one of the most experienced people in the field; he has the ability to inspire people and such gravitas that when he walks into a boardroom everyone wants to hear what he has to say” (Chambers USA, 2020). Tony has also been described as “extraordinary; he really understands the nuances and how certain documents connect with everything else a utility has on its table,” (Chambers USA, 2021), and “extremely experienced in this space and … very efficient.” (Chambers USA, 2023).