DAVID CAMERON PRELL
Cameron advises and represents private sector clients and governments in corporate, financing, and regulatory matters implicated by energy and environmental markets and financial transactions, clean technologies development, and clean energy and natural resource project development.
Cameron has represented energy and natural resource companies, project developers, advanced technology firms, venture and growth equity funds, electric utilities, asset managers, financial institutions, and governments, all in their respective efforts to participate and invest in evolving climate market opportunities or manage emerging climate-related regulatory and financial risks.
Cameron has unique experience representing clients on climate and energy policy and regulatory matters before Congress, the D.C. Circuit, FERC, EPA, DOE, OPIC, State, the SEC, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the World Bank Group. He has acted as project and corporate counsel to clients in an array of energy, water, and sustainable forestry projects and transactions nationally and in developing countries. He also has experience helping clients design climate risk management strategies and market-based mechanisms, monetize and trade environmental commodities, invest in, or deploy climate and clean technologies, and structure innovative climate finance transactions to leverage market- and public-sector incentives to finance low carbon projects and infrastructure.
Cameron has been a board member of the Climate Markets and Investment Association and served as chair of the American Bar Association's SEER Energy and Environmental Markets and Finance Committee and vice chair of the International Environmental Law Committee. He was recently elected to act as General Counsel to the Gold Standard Foundation's Technical Advisory Committee. Cameron was a guest lecturer on international environmental law and finance at Columbia University in 2013, and regularly writes and speaks on climate finance and clean energy. Cameron was named by Super Lawyers as a D.C. Rising Star in 2014, and as a D.C. Super Lawyer in 2015 and 2016. He was also named one of the top lawyers in the climate change field by Chambers USA 2016 and 2017.