Wayne Song focuses on renewable energy transactions. Wayne represents developers and private equity/financial investors in energy and infrastructure project development, finance, and mergers and acquisitions. He also assists energy industry participants in the negotiation of commercial project contracts, including construction contracts, power purchase agreements, equipment supply contracts, and operations and maintenance agreements. Wayne currently serves as co-leader of the firm’s energy industry initiative and has been consistently recognized in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business since 2008.
In the renewable energy project field, Wayne helps develop greenfield wind energy projects, including acquisitions and financings. Wayne speaks frequently at renewable energy conferences on project finance and development.
University of Southern California, 1998, J.D.
U.S. Military Academy at West Point, 1988, B.S., Phi Kappa Phi
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Law Firm of the Year, Energy/Projects: Power (including Renewables), Chambers USA (2018)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Energy, Law360 (2016)
Member, Energy Law Firm of the Year, US News & World Report/Best Lawyers (2015)
Ranked, Chambers USA
Projects & Energy: Transactional, California (2008)
Projects, Nationwide (2009–2018)
Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, Nationwide (2013–2018)
Ranked, Chambers Global
Projects, USA (2010–2018)
Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy, USA (2015–2018)
Recognized, Project Finance, Who's Who Legal (2014–2017)
Recognized, Project Finance, The Legal 500 US (2013, 2015–2017)
Recommended, Industry focus: Energy: renewable/alternative, The Legal 500 US (2018)
Trustee, the Chadwick School (Palos Verdes, California and Songdo, South Korea)