Carl F. Lyon


Carl Lyon,

a New York partner, is a member of the Energy & Project Finance Group and serves as chair of the Public Power Practice. He focuses his practice on energy finance matters.

Mr. Lyon has been involved in more than US$120 billion in financings for various public and private utility projects. He has extensive experience in all areas of finance and contractual negotiations for rural electric cooperatives, public power issuers, federal power agencies, and investor-owned utilities and their affiliates. He has worked extensively with taxable, tax-exempt, and tax-advantaged financings of all types for electric, gas, water and waste water projects. These projects include five different nuclear plants, with financing through both the public capital market and through the U.S. Department of Energy.

Mr. Lyon has worked with virtually every major investment banking firm and most major domestic and international banks.
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Areas of Practice 1) Energy & Infrastructure, 2) Infrastructure, 3) Investment Bank Representation, 4) Public Power Financing and 5) Structured Finance
Law School J.D., with distinction, Order of the Coif, Duke Law School, 1968
Education A.B., Duke University, 1965
Bar Member / Association State bar of New York
Most recent firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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