Stoel Rives LLP is pleased to announce that Alex Mertens has been appointed co-chair of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group. She succeeds Brian Nese, who will become office managing partner of the firm’s three California locations.
“I am pleased to welcome Alex as co-chair of our Energy & Natural Resources Industry Group,” said James Torgerson, Stoel Rives’ firm managing partner. “I’m looking forward to her leadership in continuing the incredible growth the energy group has seen over the last 15 years.”
Mertens is a partner in the firm’s project finance practice. She is experienced in energy finance matters and advises energy developers on issues concerning the acquisition, development, financing and sale of energy projects, with a particular focus on negotiating equity, tax equity and debt financings.