Benjamin Einhouse is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Environmental, Land & Resources Department.
Mr. Einhouse's practice includes advising clients on the environmental aspects of commercial, real property, and financial transactions, and advising on regulatory, energy, and climate policy matters. Significant transactional matters have included advising sellers, purchasers, and lenders in the context of asset and stock acquisitions.
While attending Cornell Law School, Mr. Einhouse received the G. Marshall Abbey Scholarship and served as a managing editor for the Cornell International Law Journal and the Legal Information Institute Supreme Court Bulletin, for which he received the Frank Wagner Prize. During law school, he worked as a law clerk in the multi-media and legal support branch of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Co-author, "Transportation & Climate Initiative Proposes to Reduce Carbon Emissions from Transportation in the Northeast," Pratt's Energy Law Report, June 2019
Mr. Einhouse's representative matters include advising:
- Occidental Petroleum on its carbon capture and storage transaction with White Energy under the 45Q credit program and under California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard
- The structuring and design of an Impact Fund and on the development of the largest afforestation project in US, to be located in the Mississippi delta for Restore the Earth Foundation
- A large multinational company on the development, permitting, and structuring of a CCS project in California
- Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley on environmental commodity transactions, including carbon allowances and carbon offset credits
- Hedge funds and asset managers on their participation in various environmental commodity markets, including the EU ETS, RGGI, RFS, LCFS, and the CA C&T programs
- The sale of Tank Holdings, a manufacturer of rotational molded poly and welded steel bulk storage and material handling products by Leonard Green & Partners
- The acquisition of BBB Industries, a manufacturer and distributor of replacement parts to the vehicle aftermarket by Genstar Capital
- The acquisition by One Rock Capital of Process Solutions Business of Newell Brands, a manufacturer of plastic, nylons, monofilament, and zinc products
- RMG Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: RMG) on its US$1.33 billion business combination with Los Angeles-based Romeo Power Technology, an industry leading energy technology company focused on designing and manufacturing lithium-ion battery modules and packs for commercial electric vehicles
- Acquisition by an affiliate of One Rock Capital, in partnership with Metropoulos & Co., of Nestlé Waters North America, a leading provider of bottled water in North America, from Nestlé S.A. Nestlé Waters North America consists of the United States and Canada operations of Nestlé Waters, the world's largest bottled water company; the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions