Meet the Joint Venture Team
Strategic Advisor, Smart Energy Enterprise Development
Brian Orion is Principal at Lawyers for Clean Energy, a boutique clean energy and cleantech law firm in San Francisco. His practice focuses on corporate, transactional, intellectual property, and regulatory counseling to clients in the solar, electric vehicle, energy efficiency, and climate change arenas. Mr. Orion is a frequent speaker and author on energy and environmental topics. His articles have appeared in Carbon Finance Magazine and Natural Resources & Environment, the journal of the energy section of the American Bar Association. Mr. Orion co-founded the UC Hastings Cleantech Roundtable in 2009 to create a forum for engaging leaders in the cleantech industry. He graduated, cum laude, from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 2005, where his academic record earned him selection to the Thurston Society and the law review.