Keith Martin

Co-head of Projects, United States
Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP

Keith Martin

Keith Martin


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Keith Martin is a deal lawyer whose principal areas of practice are tax and project finance. He acted for 258 companies last year. He also lobbies Congress and the Treasury Department on policy issues. The prestigious Chambers directory has called him a "preeminent authority on tax structurings in the US" and gives him its sole "star" ranking among US renewable energy lawyers.

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M.Sc, The London School of Economics
JD, George Washington University
BA, Wesleyan University

  • District of Columbia Bar
  • New York State Bar
  • Who's Who Legal: Project finance
  • Chambers USA, Nationwide: Project finance, band 1
  • Chambers USA,  Nationwide: sole "star" ranking in US renewable energy
  • Chambers Global: renewables & alternative energy and project finance, band 1
  • Legal 500 Hall of Fame, Renewable and alternative energy
  • Highly regarded, Banking – United States, IFLR1000, Euromoney Institutional Investor
  • Washington DC Super Lawyers: tax
  • Global Wind 100 List: number two lawyer globally (after Iberdrola general counsel)
  • Lawdragon 500 Hall of Fame: Leading dealmakers in America
  • Martindale-Hubbell: ranked "preeminent"
  • Editor, Project Finance NewsWire. 

He is the author of more than 200 articles and book chapters on project finance subjects, including the following:

  • "Hydrogen Tax Credit Guidance, " Special Update, January 2024
  • "New Investment Tax Credit Regulations," Special Update, November 2023
  • "Wage and Apprentice Requirements," Special Update, August 2023
  • "IRS Transferability Guidance, Special Update, June 2023
  • “Off to the Races” and “LMI Bonus Credit Guidance,” Project Finance NewsWire, June 2023
  • "Domestic Content Bonus Credit," Special Update, May 2023
  • "Energy Community Bonus Credit Guidance," Special Update, April 2023
  • "Transferability: Selling Tax Credits," Project Finance NewsWire, March 2023
  • "Anti-Circumvention Duties and Solar Panels," Special Update, December 2022
  • "Searching for Opportunities in the Inflation Reduction Act," Project Finance NewsWire, August 2022
  • "Carbon Capture Terms," Project Finance NewsWire, June 2022 (co-author)
  • "Effects of the Russian Invasion," Project Finance NewsWire, March 2022
  • "Calculating How Much Tax Equity Can Be Raised," Project Finance NewsWire, March 2022
  • "Solar Tax Equity Structures," Project Finance NewsWire, December 2021
  • "Inbound US Investment Structures for Renewable Energy," Project Finance NewsWire, June 2021
  • "Tax Credits for Carbon Capture," Project Finance NewsWire, February 2021
  • "Partnerships Flips," Project Finance NewsWire, February 2021
  • "Depreciation Bonus Questions Answered," Project Finance NewsWire, October 2020
  • "Cap on Interest Deductions Explained," Project Finance NewsWire, August 2020
  • "COVID-19: Economic Relief Measures for Companies," Project Finance NewsWire, April 2020
  • "Opportunity Zones and Renewable Energy," Project Finance NewsWire, June 2019
  • "Solar Construction-Start Guidelines," Project Finance NewsWire, August  2018
  • "Solar Tax Manual," distributed by the Solar Energy Industries Association
  • "How the US Tax Changes Affect Transactions," Project Finance NewsWire, December 2017
  • "Nuts and Bolts of Financing Storage," Project Finance NewsWire, October 2017
  • "Inverted Leases," Project Finance NewsWire, June 2017
  • "Batteries and Tax Credits," Project Finance NewsWire, October 2016
  • "Utility Solar Tax Manual," distributed by the Smart Electric Power Alliance
  • "Solar Securitizations: Practical Advice," Project Finance NewsWire, April 2016 (co-author)
  • "US Partnerships Get A Makeover," Project Finance NewsWire, November 2015
  • "Lessons from US Offshore Wind Projects to Date," Project Finance NewsWire, September 2015
  • "Line Drawing for MLPs," Project Finance NewsWire, July 2015
  • "Corporate Inversions: Slowed But Not Stopped," Project Finance NewsWire, November 2014
  • "Yield Cos Compared," Project Finance NewsWire, December 2013
  • "Drive to Reduce the Cost of Capital," Project Finance NewsWire, April 2013
  • "Prepaid Power Contracts," Project Finance NewsWire, September 2012
  • "Master Limited Partnerships," Project Finance NewsWire, March 2006
  • "Financing Pollution Control," Project Finance NewsWire, October 2005
  • "Canadian Income Funds," Project Finance NewsWire, December 2003
  • "Tax Issues in Project Sales," Project Finance NewsWire, February 2003
  • "Corporate Inversions," International Tax Review, May 2002
  • "Municipal Power Deals," Project Finance Monthly, February 2001
  • "Latest Tax Angles for Latin American Projects," Practical Latin American Tax Strategies, September 1999
  • Tax Executives Institute renewable energy conference, Houston, February 2024
  • University of Texas annual renewable energy law conference, Austin, January 2024
  • Infocast Projects & Money conference, New Orleans, January 2024
  • Cost of capital 2024 outlook (live podcast), January 2024
  • Southeast renewables conference, Charlotte, December 2023
  • Infocast renewable energy tax incentives conference, Houston, October 2023
  • California Independent Energy Producers annual meeting, South Lake Tahoe, September 2023
  • Infocast carbon capture summit, Houston, July 2023
  • Wood Mackenzie solar + storage conference, San Francisco, June 2023
  • Infocast energy storage conference, Phoenix, June 2023
  • Nomura private client conference, Aspen, June 2023
  • SEIA board roundtable, Washington, June 2023
  • Edison Electric Institute tax conference, Washington, June 2023
  • Cleanpower 2023 convention, New Orleans, May 2023
  • Clean Energy States Alliance conference, Washington, May 2023
  • EPRI webinar on energy storage, May 2023
  • Tax Executives Institute, Houston, May 2023
  • Tax credit sales (live podcast), April 2023
  • Infocast wind and solar finance & investment summit, Phoenix, March 2023
  • CERA Week, Houston, March 2023
  • Intersolar 2023 convention, Long Beach, February 2023
  • Counsel, Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-New York)
  • Legislative assistant, Senator Henry M. Jackson (D-Washington)


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Currents Podcast EP236: Cost of Capital: 2024 Outlook

Podcast | January 12, 2024