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Investment Tax Credits (ITC) and Production Tax Credits (PTC) for Renewable Energy Projects: Eligibility and Insurability


Speaker(s): Jackson Bender, Joseph Ehrlich, Justin Pierce Berutich
Recorded on: Dec. 3, 2020
PLI Program #: 311336

Joe Ehrlich serves as Beecher Carlson’s National Practice Leader for Private Equity, Family Office, and M&A. Joe has experience identifying, structuring, and providing insurance products and solutions for private equity firms, family offices, and other individual and strategic investors. He is a frequent presenter on M&A / Transactional Insurance and other related topics at conferences and for various professional groups, law firms, and other organizations and groups.

Joe graduated Columbia University and received his Juris Doctor degree from New York University’s School of Law. He serves on his college’s Board of Visitors and Chair of Columbia University’s Benefits Committee. Joe is a member of the Columbia Alumni Association’s (CAA) Strategic Planning Committee and serves several other CAA committees. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Saint Anthony Hall of New York, the Saint Anthony Hall Foundation, and the Board of Directors of the Columbia University Club of New York. Joe is also a board member and former president of the NYU Law Alumni Association.


Justin Pierce Berutich is Managing Director and Head of Tax at Euclid Transactional, where he is responsible for leading Euclid’s tax insurance practice and developing bespoke, commercial solutions to diverse tax matters.

A former M&A and transactional tax attorney, Justin enhances client value through the promotion and underwriting of tax indemnity insurance solutions. His corporate, tax, and insurance experience allows Justin to bring a unique perspective to each matter.  Prior to joining the insurance world, Justin, a licensed attorney in three states and the District of Columbia, facilitated efficient and timely negotiations, planning, and structuring for Fortune 500 companies and high growth businesses, providing tax and business-centric advice to help his clients achieve objectives and avoid costly disputes. 

Justin is a frequent speaker at industry events and on tax focused podcasts and has published multiple articles on tax and tax insurance. He holds an LL.M. in taxation from the NYU School of Law, a J.D., magna cum laude, from New York Law School, and a B.A., magna cum laude, in chemistry from Florida Atlantic University.


Jackson serves as Beecher Carlson’s Co-National Practice Leader for Private Equity, Family Office, and M&A. In this role, he leads a national team dedicated to the design, implementation, and management of large commercial risk mitigation and retention strategies related to corporate and financial acquirors and their portfolio company businesses. He provides transactional risk support and negotiation, property, casualty, executive risk, and employee benefit due-diligence and post-close corporate insurance placement and consultation.

Prior to joining Beecher Carlson, Jackson was a partner of a large privately held insurance brokerage firm where he helped lead the company’s broad expansion from inception to a regional firm. Additionally, Jackson founded and led the firm’s Private Equity and M&A practice, building it to the largest industry group within the organization.

Jackson is a graduate of the University of Georgia. He serves on the board of directors for the Atlanta Association for Corporate Growth, as Chairman for The Atlanta Charity Clays, and is a board member of The Piedmont Driving Club. Jackson is a frequent speaker on the evolving concepts of transactional and private equity related risks.