Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced that Charles E. Schwenck has joined its Los Angeles office as a partner in the Energy and Natural Resources practice. Schwenck comes to Manatt from K&L Gates.
Schwenck has more than 40 years of experience in the energy, infrastructure and natural resources industries. He advises developers, financiers and owners on a wide range of domestic and international development projects involving power plants and other energy production facilities, pipelines, transmissions lines, industrial facilities and public works. Schwenck regularly structures and negotiates agreements for the development, construction, financing, ownership and operation of energy and infrastructure projects, while also obtaining government concessions, permits and approvals. He has advised on projects exceeding $100 billion in aggregate value and spanning more than three dozen countries. (more…)