William F. Charley is an Associate in Lozano Smith's Walnut Creek Office. His practice is focused on the facilities and business aspects of public agency law.
Mr. Charley is experienced in regulatory law, real estate/energy transactional law, and environmental law. He has regularly appeared on behalf of clients before the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) in all manner of proceedings. He has negotiated multiple purchase and sale agreements (and related ancillary documents) for real property acquisitions, and right of way easements with private land owners and multiple counties/municipal property owners within California. He has drafted and revised software licenses, master services agreements, colocation agreements, and NDAs for clients.
Mr. Charley's experience in environmental law includes applying for Conditional Use Permits, refinancing, drafting and negotiating sub-debt loans, Power Purchase Agreements, Interconnection Tariffs and non-recourse security documents for renewable energy projects.
Mr. Charley received his Juris Doctor from American University, Washington College of Law, where he was awarded the Highest Grade Designation in Legal Rhetoric Writing and Research I. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University.