Education

Skidmore College

B.A., 2000
  • cum laude

DePaul University College of Law

J.D., 2005
  • cum laude
  • Publications Editor, DePaul Business and Commercial Law Journal

Bar Admission

Michigan

Illinois

California

Ryan C. Mitchell

Member

Overview

Ryan Mitchell is a member of the firm’s Real Estate, Environmental, Energy & Sustainability Department.  Ryan’s practice covers a broad range of real estate transactions, including the representation of developers, lenders, landlords and tenants in connection with the acquisition, disposition, financing, development and leasing of retail, office, industrial and mixed-use properties throughout the United States.

Ryan also has extensive experience representing alternative energy developers and lenders in connection with all aspects of the development and financing of wind and thermal energy projects.  He has represented clients on projects totaling nearly 1,500 MW of generating capacity currently in service, as well as over 200 MW in the earlier stages of development. 

Prominent Assignments

Representation of alternative energy developer in the development of a proposed 234 MW wind energy project located in Illinois.

Representation of energy developer in the development, financing and refinancing of a 584 MW natural gas-fired power generation facility located in Illinois.

Representation of lending institution in a $1 billion multi-project financing that included four wind energy projects located in Michigan.

Representation of alternative energy developer in connection with the development and financing of a 211 MW wind energy project located in Illinois.

Representation of lending institution in a $90 million project financing of two wind energy projects located in Michigan.

Representation of alternative energy developer in connection with the development, financing and disposition of a multi-phased 213 MW wind energy project located in Michigan.

Representation of alternative energy developer in connection with the development and disposition of an 81 MW wind energy project located in Illinois.

Representation of manufacturer in acquisition and financing of corporate headquarters.

Representation of private equity firm in leasing of office building portfolio.

Professional Involvement

  • Grand Rapids Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • State Bar of Illinois
  • State Bar of California