Sue Wang

Senior Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Washington DC
United States
T:+1 202 974 5774
Washington DC
United States
T:+1 202 974 5774
Sue Wang

Sue Wang

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Biography

Sue Wang’s practice focuses on representing project developers and lenders in project finance transactions, with a particular emphasis on solar and wind energy projects. Her renewable energy work includes both utility-scale and distributed generation projects.

In addition to project finance and project development, Ms. Wang has extensive experience in acquisition finance and M&A transactions.  She has also represented closely held companies across a broad spectrum of corporate legal needs, including venture finance and exit planning.


Professional experience

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JD, magna cum laude, Michigan Law Review and Clarence Darrow Scholar,  University of Michigan Law School, 2005
BA, magna cum laude, Rice University, 2002

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Represented Sempra Renewables in the acquisition of four utility-scale solar projects in California from Recurrent.  Following completion of the acquisition, represented Sempra in the successful tax equity financing of all four projects.
  • Represented Dutch pension fund manager PGGM in the acquisition of a 50%  interest in a 920 MW portfolio of U.S. wind and solar projects developed by Électricité de France, of which 588 MW were operational and 334 MW were in development.
  • Represented Clearway Energy Group (formerly NRG Renew) in the development and financing of many solar and wind projects.  The financings have included utility-scale wind, portfolios of commercial solar projects, rooftop solar, and community solar projects.
  • Represented the lenders to SunEdison, Inc. before, during, and after it declared bankruptcy.  Ms. Wang managed a US$150M construction revolving loan that successfully built over 100 MW in commercial and industrial solar projects, and all outstanding loans were fully repaid after the SunEdison bankruptcy.
  • Represented PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. as tax equity investor in three utility-scale solar projects in California.
  • Represented PGGM as an equity investor in a US$300M portfolio of SolarCity residential solar projects.
  • Represented Apollo Towers Myanmar Ltd., a developer of communication infrastructure, in a US$250M Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) financing that was the first of its kind in Myanmar.
  • 22 Legal Mistakes You Don’t Have to Make: A Guide for Start-ups, Small Businesses, & Tech Entrepreneurs, Papervine Press, 2012.
  • Mandarin Chinese