Assistant General Counsel: Carbon, Clear Sky
Andrew Westgate is joining Clear Sky as Assistant General Counsel focusing on environmental markets. Prior to joining Clear Sky, Andrew worked as an attorney at Latham & Watkins LLP, where he advised oil and gas, power, industrial and financial institution clients on a range of environmental matters including climate change, environmental credits, carbon neutrality, and carbon capture and sequestration (CCS). His experience includes transactional diligence and contract negotiation, permitting, transaction structuring and environmental issues at legacy sites. Andrew also advised clients on environmental issues as part of Latham’s Greater China Practice. Prior to joining Latham, Andrew worked in Beijing as a consultant, providing strategic advice to American firms working in China, and at an environmental technology startup.