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Frederick J. Lark
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Kathy Lovinger


Fritz Lark has experience in a broad range of corporate transactions and governance matters, with a focus on the energy and utility industries. He represents U.S. and international clients on U.S.-based and cross-border transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures of public and private companies, generating units and other industrial facilities and financial assets. He has also advised clients in debt and corporate restructurings, joint ventures, project development matters and public and private offerings of equity, debt and hybrid securities. 

Fritz's practice also includes advising clients on corporate governance and disclosure issues under the federal securities laws, exchange rules and state corporate laws.

Prior to practicing law, Fritz was a financial analyst with Public Service Electric & Gas Company.

Representative Matters

Great Plains Energy Incorporated in its pending acquisition of Westar Energy, Inc. in a combined cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $12.2 billion

Talen Energy Corporation in the $1.175 billion acquisition of MACH Gen, LLC, the holding company of three natural gas-fired power plants located in New York, Massachusetts and Arizona with a total capacity of over 2,500 MW

Duke Energy Corporation in the $2.8 billion sale of its Midwest merchant generation business to a subsidiary of Dynegy Inc., which includes ownership interests in 11 power plants with a total capacity of approximately 6,100 MW, as well as Duke’s competitive retail electric and gas business; Platts Global Energy Awards, 2015 Strategic Deal of the Year

Integrys Energy Group, Inc. in the sale of its competitive retail electric and natural gas business, Integrys Energy Services, Inc., to Exelon Generation Company, LLC

Publications and Speeches

"Acquisition of Retail Electric Providers – Key Legal Considerations," Electric Light & Power, October 3, 2013

Speaker, "Due Diligence Workshop," Annual SNL EXNET Power & Utilities M&A Symposium; New York, NY, 2012 - 2013


J.D., honors, Order of the Coif, Rutgers University School of Law - Newark, 1998
B.S., University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School, 1992

Bar Admissions

New York
New Jersey


Legalease, The Legal 500 United States, Energy: Regulatory, 2016; Project Finance, 2014; Energy: Transactions, 2013; Project Finance: Advice to Sponsors, 2013
Business Editor, Rutgers Law Review
Rutgers University School of Law, Bankruptcy Award
Rutgers University School of Law, Contracts and Commercial Law Award
Rutgers University School of Law, Moot Court Board