LEGAL

ENERGY ATTORNEYS 
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Contact the legal experts listed below for consultations. 
 
  • National – Baird Brown eco(n)law LLC  baird@eco-n-law.net M 267.231.2310
    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; 212-696-8870; chowland@curtis.com 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 408-888-9440 david.duperrault@gmail.com –
    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 435-513-2336 kehkinsman@gmail.com CA
    Land use and environmental attorney who practiced in public sector, private sector and non-profit.
  • National – Larisa Dobriansky – General MicroGrids 703 989 7639  larisa.dobriansky@gmail.com  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 – Patrick Morand – Duane Morris LLP 202-776-7874 plmorand@duanemorris.com
    Practice includes energy regulatory law and renewable energy development. He counsels energy clients including investor owned utilities, public power authorities, regional transmission organizations, renewable energy developers and financial institutions in a wide range of energy regulatory matters.
  • National – Ron Leonard  Eco-NRG llc  – 845-431-0655 Woodstock – NY 
    Our ability to access tax equity to allow projects to pencil out has been the method we use to support developers in their efforts to convert the grid to 100% renewable energy. We also design, develop, own and operate distributed generation and energy efficiency projects – primarily photovoltaic (PV), solar heating & cooling (SHC), combined heat & power (CHP), multi-fueled generation (CoGen) and energy storage systems (ESS) from 100KW – 20MW, & micro grids
  • VA – Cliona Robb ThompsonMcMullan 804.799.4128 crobb@t-mlaw.com
    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.  
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