Buck B. Endemann


4 Embarcadero Center, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94111-5994

United States of America

Buck Endemann is a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office, where he is a member of the environmental and power practice groups. He provides comprehensive counseling on energy, energy storage, infrastructure and remediation projects. He regularly advises clients on air, land use, species protection, water and waste compliance issues, and represents clients in related litigation and enforcement proceedings.

Mr. Endemann’s practice focuses on projects throughout the Western United States, with an emphasis on California. He has a particular expertise before the California Public Utilities Commission and counsels clients on California Independent System Operator (CAISO) issues. Mr. Endemann also co-leads the firm’s BioEnergy Initiative and, along with project development, helps clients navigate the federal Renewable Fuel Standard and California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard. He co-author’s the K&L Gates Blockchain Energizer, a biweekly newsletter summarizing developments at the intersection of energy and blockchain technology, and is the editor of the firm’s Energy Storage Handbook.


  • B.A., Wake Forest University (2000)
  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law (2007)
    (magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; lead articles editor, San Diego Law Review)


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