CLEAN ENERGY LAWYERS
National – Baird Brown eco(n)law LLC
Baird’s practice includes the development and financing of energy and sustainable infrastructure projects and advice on the regulatory and policy issues affecting such projects. He is counsel to the Microgrid Resources Coalition, and represents state and local sustainability agencies charged with promoting renewable energy, energy efficiency and green infrastructure. He has worked extensively on public/private partnerships and privatization of public services
National – Charles B. Howland; Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP; NY..
In 2018 Charlie joined Curtis, Mallet-Prevost to head its Environmental group after a 28 year career at the USEPA. He advises clients on all aspects of environmental law, including the cleanup and redevelopment of sites, and on ‘grid edge’ energy projects including ‘brightfields.’ He is also General Counsel for Customized Energy Solutions, Ltd., which provides market forecasts, hosted energy market operations platforms, and related advisory services for clients in the wholesale and retail electricity and natural gas markets in the U.S., Canada, India and Japan
National – David Duperrault, Attorney –
David Duperrault, specializes in energy law and policy with a focus on climate change and clean energy strategies. His interests include public utilities regulation, renewable energy, community choice aggregation, distributed energy and microgrids, energy efficiency, energy storage, de-carbonizing the transportation sector, biogas digesters, and policies to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Formerly, he was with the California Public Utilities Commission,Energy Division where he oversaw Community Choice Aggregators (CCAs) and the migration of millions of customers from investor-owned utilities to CCAs.
National – Kathy Kinsman, Attorney CA
Land use and environmental attorney who practiced in public sector, private sector and non-profit.
National – Larisa Dobriansky – General MicroGrids
As Chief Business and Regulatory Innovations Officer at General MicroGrids, Larisa Dobriansky helps shape utility regulatory reform, power market design and financing mechanisms to capture the value of advanced microgrid capabilities, that manage and optimize distributed energy resources, to deliver “integrated energy solutions” to power systems and communities; expand “energy-sharing” parameters of energy networks/infrastructure; and foster transactive energy markets
National – Phyllis Kessler, Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Davis LLP T: 973.577.1760 c 212.602.4353 firstname.lastname@example.org
Phyllis J. Kessler practices in the area of energy law. With a focus on the provision of electricity and gas through cutting-edge renewable technology and applications, Ms. Kessler combines deep knowledge of energy project transactions with extensive experience in state and federal energy regulation and proceedings. Ms. Kessler’s energy project experience includes solar, wind, microgrid, fuel cell, energy storage, cogeneration, biofuel-generation, interconnection and line extension. She also advises clients on power and gas marketing, submetering, energy efficiency, rate design and other issues related to deregulated energy markets
VA – Cliona Robb ThompsonMcMullan
Provide advice to municipal governments and other large retail users on energy matters including negotiations with investor owned utilities, electric co-operatives, and municipal utilities. Expertise includes rate negotiations, lobbying, and other matters adverse to incumbent utilities.