Carlin A. Yamachika
Oil & Gas
Northwestern School of Law of Lewis & Clark College (J.D., 1999; Environmental and Natural Resources Certificate)
Western Washington University (B.S., Environmental Policy and Assessment, 1996)
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Carlin Yamachika is a partner in the Firm's Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy practice groups. For over 20 years, Carlin has provided a full range of legal services in California and the Pacific Northwest for corporate clients – from Fortune 500 corporations to small businesses. She has extensive experience in all aspects of title examinations and title opinions, including in connection with drilling, acquisitions, and finance. Carlin utilizes her intimate knowledge of the energy industries to serve as local California counsel in connection with secured lending transactions. In addition, she assists clients with the development of natural resources projects, focusing on real estate matters, and conducts due diligence for acquisitions of wind and solar projects and oil and gas assets. She negotiates and drafts agreements for complex oil and gas and renewable energy transactions, such as purchase and sale agreements, joint operating agreements, farmouts, surface use agreements, and easements. Carlin is known for her excellent client service and is well-liked by her clients.