Leslie Hodge focuses her practice on project development and acquisition financing transactions. With deep industry experience, she is skilled in advising clients with complex development considerations and project models. She represents private equity sponsors, strategic investors, utilities, oil and gas companies, and renewable project developers. Her transactional experience includes solar, storage, wind, hydro, biomass, and manufacturing assets, in addition to power market and supply contracts. She also has extensive experience negotiating engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts and contract manufacturing agreements.
Prior to joining Baker Botts, Ms. Hodge served as the Deputy General Counsel of Sol Systems, a solar development and finance firm. Previously, she served as Assistant General Counsel for the Renewable Energy Initiative of the U.S. Department of Justice. Immediately following law school, Ms. Hodge served as an Assistant District Attorney.