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Mashaal’s industry knowledge in energy and real estate helps clients build for the future.

Although she collaborates with clients in a variety of industries, Mashaal focuses on the renewable energy sector and appreciates working with some of the country’s largest and most innovative wind and solar developments. She’s fascinated by the legal issues and challenges inherent in today’s energy source shift, and she’s excited by the opportunity to help clients at the forefront of this transition.

Mashaal’s legal career began in the midst of the North Texas oil boom, where she quickly gained industry knowledge in both energy and real estate. She has extensive experience with drilling title opinions, and other title and survey issues, on behalf of oil and gas clients. Clients also appreciate her background of in-house work as a title specialist, and as a supervising attorney for the real estate division of a wireless and broadcast communications company. Mashaal led a team that closed more than 2,000 real estate transactions annually and conducted due diligence review of hundreds of millions of dollars of real estate assets.

With an eye for detail, Mashaal excels at the complexity of title and survey work. She’s known for her ability to look at a real estate title and identify potential problems, performing valuable cost-benefit analysis of legal risks versus business needs.

The colocation of energy storage facilities with solar and wind projects has emerged as a popular trend within the renewable energy field. Many Independent System Operators have reported an increase in hybrid resources projects in their interconnection queues in recent years. For example, CAISO (California Independent System Operator) reported that hybrid projects constitute two-thirds of all solar projects in its interconnection queue.

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