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Nixon Peabody LLP

James F. Duffy

Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP

Jim Duffy concentrates his practice on structuring and closing renewable energy transactions involving federal income tax credits and other significant federal and state income tax incentives. Mr. Duffy primarily works on financing matters that use tax credits and other tax incentives, including production tax credits (PTCs) and energy investment tax credits (ITCs), to develop renewable energy production facilities. Mr. Duffy has represented numerous developers, investors, syndicators and lenders in structuring and closing these transactions. He also assists clients as they use the new markets tax credits (NMTCs) and other tax credits. Mr. Duffy is a frequent speaker on financing and tax-oriented investment structures at renewable energy industry events, including conferences sponsored by Novogradac & Co., the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA), EUCI, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the Environmental Business Council of New England (EBC), Power-Gen, Infocast, the American Bar Association (ABA), and others. Mr. Duffy holds degrees from the University of Rhode Island and the Harvard Law School and serves as on the board of directors of both DWEA and Windustry.