Kevin is driven to find creative solutions for his clients when it comes to financing clean energy and impact real estate transactions.
An experienced transactional attorney, Kevin represents all transaction parties in clean energy and impact real estate and equipment financings.
In renewable energy transactions, Kevin uses creative approaches to negotiate and close traditional tax equity transactions and, with the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, Kevin has been advising and is closing transferability (or renewable energy tax credit transfer) transactions for clients. Having completed a year-long academic course regarding financing and deploying of clean energy projects, Kevin appreciates and understands the business perspective for his energy clients and strives to deliver the best outcome from a legal and economic perspective.
With respect to impact real estate and equipment financing transactions, Kevin has over a decade of experience representing project sponsors (for-profit and non-profit), QALICB entities in new markets tax credit (NMTC) transactions, investors, syndicators, lenders, community development entities and virtually all other participants to the transaction. , Kevin also counsels clients on related financing, economic development incentive programs, commercial leasing and other real estate transactions.
In all transactions, Kevin brings a perspective that only experience can provide. He prides himself on his responsiveness, instills confidence and trust in his clients, and seeks to add value and provide excellent client service at every opportunity.
In Nebraska, Stinson LLP is doing business as Stinson Leonard Street LLP.
Represented a sponsor non-profit corporation in connection with federal New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) financing used to acquire and construct a $23 million federally-qualified community health center in Denver, Colorado
Actively advising tax credit participants in renewable energy tax credit transferability transactions (i.e. tax credit purchase and sale or transfer transactions) involving production tax credits and investment tax credits (ITC) stemming from clean energy projects involving wind, solar, and biogas.
Represented an ITC investor in a partnership-flip renewable energy (solar) transaction involving approximately 25 project sites across Maryland and New York
Counseled the investor in an inverted lease solar and stand-alone battery storage transaction involving 4 project sites in multiple jurisdictions
Represented a for-profit sponsor (qualified active low income community business or QALICB) in a project in Montrose, Colorado utilizing federal NMTC for the
construction and development of a $12 million flex-use industrial space consisting of two mirrored buildings to be leased to start-ups (primarily from the outdoor recreation industry)
Represented an Indiana QALICB on a NMTC transaction to construct a new community and recreational center
Counseled a federal NMTC investor with respect to the preservation, renovation and equipping of a former fire station in Seattle for use by a minority controlled organization dedicated to providing safety-net services (food, shelter, warmth and financial tools) to low-income residents in need
Advised the new markets tax credit investor in connection with the $30 million acquisition and construction of a collaborative community manufacturing space for small and medium sized businesses in Houston
Represented multiple community development entities in connection with the renovation of a Ronald McDonald House in Omaha, Nebraska, utilizing federal and Nebraska state new markets tax credits
During his career, Kevin has structured, negotiated, and closed more than forty (40) transactions involving federal and state historic tax credits, representing syndicators, investors, and project sponsors in these transactions
Represented the developer in connection with a $44 million renovation of a historic building in Chicago and master leasing of the same
News & Insights
- In the News03.25.2022
- Press Release01.09.2020
Refinancing the HTC Transaction, Novogradac & Co HTC Conference, Denver, September 2017
Professional & Civic Activities
Professional & Civic Activities
Colorado Society of Certified Public Accountants, inactive
Practices & Industries
- Nebraska, 2013
- Colorado, 2012
Yale University, Certificate Clean Energy Finance and Deployment, completed 2019 - 2020
Creighton University School of Law, J.D., 2012
Creighton University, B.S., B.A., cum laude, 2006