John M. Yates Associate

Johnny Mac focuses his practice on advising buyers, sellers and developers on mergers and acquisitions and corporate advisory matters. He has experience in the development, financing, acquisition and sale of renewable and conventional power facilities and natural gas projects throughout the United States.

Prior to commencing his legal career, Johnny Mac worked in corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions for Dominion Energy (NYSE: D), where he supported more than $18B of transactions including a merger with SCANA Corp., numerous strategic divestitures and the development of renewable generation facilities.


Representation of a global institutional investment management firm in its subsidiaries’ sale of a 66 MW development-stage wind project in Nebraska to a subsidiary of a Canadian public electricity power generator and marketing company.

  • University of Virginia School of Law, JD, Special Projects Editor, Virginia Law and Business Review, 2022
  • University of Virginia Darden School of Business, MBA, 2022
  • The College of William & Mary, BBA, Finance and Government, summa cum laude, 2016

Recipient, Stewart Sheppard Distinguished Service Award, Faculty Award for Academic Excellence, William Michael Shermet Award, University of Virginia Darden School of Business, 2022

  • Virginia
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