Raymond Faricy III

Raymond W. Faricy, III

Senior Counsel

For two decades, Raymond Faricy has partnered closely with privately held businesses and helped them achieve their strategic objectives.

Ray has handled virtually all aspects of business, including: mergers and acquisitions; corporate finance and securities matters; loan transactions; corporate governance issues; leasing, buying, and selling strategic assets; contract negotiation; manufacturing; distribution; and licensing. Ray has developed processes that streamline common pursuits, such as raising capital for startup companies and strategic transactions, so he can represent clients efficiently.


Representative Matters

  • Assisted various renewable energy project owners and off-takers in the negotiation of power purchase agreements, including many corporate PPAs with off-takers such as McDonald's, Walmart, Target, Ingersoll-Rand, and T-Mobile
  • Assisted various wind and solar energy clients in project sales in recent years to DE Shaw, NextEra, sPower, EDF, Pattern, Algonquin, Alterra, ACCIONA, Xcel, Westar, and others, for projects totaling in excess of 1,800 MWs
  • Assisted various wind and solar energy clients in project financing transactions, including sale-lease back transactions

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Minnesota State Bar Association 

Hennepin County Bar Association 

Ramsey County Bar Association 

American Health Lawyers Association

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Legal 500 US, Industry Focus - Energy: Renewable/Alternative, 2019-2023; Finance - Project Finance, 2019-2022

Board Memberships & Community Service

Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Adjunct Professor (Corporate Law; Business Organizations; Buying/Selling Businesses), 2008-2015



William Mitchell College of Law (now Mitchell Hamline School of Law) (J.D., magna cum laude, 1999)

University of Minnesota (B.A., 1996)