Steve Hunting counsels clients on corporate expansions and relocations, complex commercial contracts, joint ventures, and information technology agreements and licenses. He has particular experience with energy, economic development, manufacturing, and information technology projects and transactions. His experience as in-house counsel at a large electric utility helps him provide practical, effective advice.
His energy clients include universities, electric utilities, electric power cooperatives, commercial and industrial companies, independent power producers, renewable energy developers, engineering companies, and contractors. He advises them on combined heat and power, energy storage, and microgrid projects, as well as electric generation projects involving biogas, biomass, landfill gas, solar, and wind.
Steve has assisted many companies establishing new or expanded facilities and has broad experience with incentives negotiations, site selection, and obtaining road, rail, and other infrastructure improvements to support projects. His economic development clients include Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company, Nestlé Purina PetCare Company, Gilead Sciences, Linamar Corporation, GF Linamar, and Egger Wood Products.
Steve’s manufacturing clients include domestic and international companies that produce automotive components, resin products, medicines, and high-tech equipment. He has assisted those clients with, among other things, acquisitions, joint ventures, economic development incentives, and supply agreements.
Steve's technology clients are in automotive, health care, and other industries. He has helped those clients launch telematics and monitoring technologies, dealership management systems, electronic health record systems, cloud-based patient portals, and other software solutions.