James (J.J.) McAnelly represents oil, gas and energy industry clients in a broad range of oil and gas transactions, including the purchase, sale and/or financing of exploration and producing properties, processing plants, production and storage facilities and pipeline systems, as well as day-to-day operational representation. He also assists in the formation of joint ventures and partnerships for the funding, acquisition, operation and development of energy projects. He also has represented investors and lenders to coal mining operations and development projects. Mr. McAnelly's finance practice focuses on the representation of commercial banks, investment banks and hedge funds in energy lending. He also represents lenders in structured finance and off-balance sheet transactions.