Shab Puri is a partner at the firm’s San Francisco office. He focuses on energy and infrastructure projects with an emphasis on the development of renewable energy projects. Shab has extensive experience in representing contractors and owners with engineering, procurement and construction agreements for projects ranging in size from 100 kW to 500 MW, including early construction agreements, equipment supply agreements, operation and maintenance agreements and related matters. Shab also advises clients with power purchase agreements, project related real estate agreements and the acquisition, disposition of project entities and project assets and general commercial matters. He has more than 20 years of law firm and in-house experience.
Prior to joining the firm, Shab worked with a boutique clean energy focused law firm based in San Francisco. He previously worked in the energy and project finance practice group in the San Francisco office of Stoel Rives LLP. He also worked as an assistant general counsel for Solar Trust of America, the United States affiliate of Solar Millennium AG, a German solar developer, and as senior counsel for Suntech America LLC, the United States affiliate of Suntech Power Holdings Co, Ltd., a publicly traded Chinese solar panel manufacturer that was at the time the world’s largest panel manufacturer.
- William H. Leary Scholar, 1998–1999
- Oil, Gas & Energy Resources Section of the State Bar of Texas, Vol. 44, No. 3: September 2020
Co-Author: “The Eye of the Beholder: An Introduction to Key Clauses in Solar Engineering, Procurement and Construction Contracts”