Haynes Boone has highly experienced lawyers who are equipped to guide clients through legal challenges in hydrogen related matters. We understand that hydrogen is a critical component of the global effort to decarbonize the energy industry and are committed to working with clients to advance sustainable and low-carbon solutions for the production, storage, and use of hydrogen.

Our team leverages its deep knowledge of the legal and commercial aspects of the hydrogen industry to help clients navigate complex transactions, regulations, and disputes involving hydrogen produced by either steam-methane reforming or electrolysis. Our cross-disciplinary approach enables us to provide clients with comprehensive legal advice that takes into account the full spectrum of energy issues they may face with respect to hydrogen.

With organizations focusing more resources into hydrogen technology, a significant effect is the availability of federal tax credits. Our tax team can guide clients through the complex eligibility requirements, compliance, and application process to ensure they maximize the benefits of the Section 45V tax credit and Fuel Cell Motor Vehicle Reimbursement (FMR) programs.


We work with energy providers, governmental entities, project developers, technology companies, investors, utilities, and regulators worldwide. Our clients have access to a proven and well-tested team of lawyers who advise on:

  • Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Mergers and acquisitions     
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tax

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Purcell in Global Hydrogen Review: Adapting in a New Era
March 28, 2024

Haynes and Boone, LLP Partner Conrad Purcell authored an article for the Spring Edition of Global Hydrogen Review on the existing hydrocarbon infrastructure needing to be adapted to work with alternative fuels. Read an excerpt below: The electrification of transport, heating and industry, using power generated from renewables, is the basis on which many governments hope to reduce greenhouse gas (G [...]