Seth Ginther is Executive Director of the U.S. Industrial Pellet Association (“USIPA”) and Co-Managing Partner of Hirschler Fleischer's Renewable Energy Group.
As Executive Director of USIPA, Seth represents the interests of the US based industrial pellet industry with a focus on issues such as specifications, certifications, sustainability, uniformity of spot trading contracts, shipping and other exporting issues such as safety, port infrastructure and transportation.
In the energy area, Seth routinely represents renewable energy businesses in project finance, negotiating and drafting power purchase agreements, recapitalizations, mergers and acquisitions and multi-state and federal legislative and regulatory matters as they relate to renewable energy.
Seth, together with other members of the Firm’s Renewable Energy Practice Group, has advised clients involved in a broad spectrum of renewable and alternative energy-related projects, and closed in excess of $500 million in renewable energy transactions in the last 24 months.
Seth earned a B.A. in Political Science from Virginia Tech and a J.D. from the University of Richmond, T.C. Williams School of Law (Editor-in-Chief of the Richmond Journal of Law and Public Interest). From 2002 to 2005 Seth served the Commonwealth of Virginia as Senior Assistant Attorney General and Chief of Commerce and Financial Law.