Rachael Simonoff Wexler,
CEO, Sunlight Planet, Venice, Calif.
Simonoff Wexler, a leading legal advisor to businesses in alternative energy and
clean technology and recently named CEO of the financial services firm
specializing in commercial renewable energy projects, takes the helm of a
company that “has positioned itself to play an integral role in the successful adoption of
renewable technology at the commercial level, especially for project sizes that
fall below utility scale.” This is a unique opportunity to play a formative role in the renewable energy
movement, said Wexler who comes to Sunlight Planet from the Los Angeles office
of Goodwin Procter, where she was a partner in the business law department and
a member of its corporate practice. Wexler built a national reputation for working on complex financial and
corporate transactions for businesses in the alternative energy, recycling,
nanotechnology and life sciences industries. Sunlight Planet provides financial and legal structuring services, investor
support and project fund administration for owners and investors of sustainable
development and renewable energy projects throughout the U.S.
Among its various projects, the firm is providing structuring solutions for a wind
turbine project in New York; project fund escrow and administration services on the behalf of an investor group with active projects in Arizona and
Pennsylvania; and a turnkey solution for the structuring, management and funds
distribution for rooftop solar installation on behalf of a non-profit entity in
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