Stoel Rives LLP
David Quinby is a partner in Stoel Rives’ Minneapolis office and concentrates his practice on energy transactions, including project development and finance, mergers and acquisitions, and construction matters. David has led numerous negotiations on complex transactions, representing developers, sponsors, strategic investors, utilities and contractors, with respect to wind, solar, biomass, natural gas, coal and petroleum facilities. He advises clients in drafting and negotiating purchase and sale agreements, real estate agreements, feedstock and fuel supply agreements, off-take and power purchase agreements, EPC agreements, build-transfer agreements, O&M services agreements, joint venture and development agreements, and related due diligence.
David also has experience representing public and private companies as both in-house and outside counsel. Previously, David served as Assistant General Counsel at NRG Energy, Inc. a NYSE company, and as General Counsel for NRG’s $1.5 billion North American operating unit. Before joining NRG, David served as Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary of ValueVision International, Inc., a NASDAQ-listed direct marketing company. Prior to his legal career, David was a CPA with four years of public accounting experience at a Big 8 Accounting Firm.
At the firm, David has served in various management positions, including Office Managing Partner of the Minneapolis office, chair of the Energy Initiative, practice group leader for the Energy Development Group, and member of the Compensation Committee.