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Lawline Showcases Greenberg Traurig Attorneys on Cutting-Edge Energy Issues

NEW YORK – July 18, 2016 – Attorneys Troy A. Eid and Jillian C. Kirn of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will present two Lawline courses. Eid will discuss, “The Yates Memo: Prosecuting Executives for Corporate Wrongdoing in the Energy Sector” via webcast at 3 p.m. EDT, July 20. Kirn will present, “Net Metering & Distributed Solar Generation: Developments in Law & Policy” via webcast at 3:30 p.m., July 21.

Eid will discuss critical aspects of the Yates Memo, the U.S. Department of Justice’s prosecution guidelines focusing on prosecuting individual corporate executives. The course focuses on recent criminal enforcement actions involving CEOs and other top leaders within the energy industry, including oil and gas, coal and renewable energy.

Kirn will provide an overview of net metering and recent developments in distributed generation law and policy. The webinar will review eligible technology under the law, state variations in compensation rules, address REC ownership issues, and discuss regulatory developments and litigation, among other aspects of net metering.

Lawline is a platform for online continuing education. According to its website, Lawline’s faculty represents many of the AmLaw 100 as well as faculty from nonprofits, corporations, and government agencies.

Eid, the former United States Attorney for the District of Colorado, is a principal shareholder in Greenberg Traurig’s Denver office and co-chairs the firm’s American Indian Law Practice. As a member of the firm’s Special Investigations and White Collar Practice, his practices focuses on defending corporations and individuals accused of criminal and civil wrongdoing in the energy, environmental remediation, and natural resources industries.  

Kirn focuses her practice on environmental and energy matters. She represents clients in litigation in state and federal courts and works on behalf of developers and corporations in connection with the acquisition, transfer, financing, and sale of contaminated real estate, including complex project redevelopments and environmental liability transfers. Kirn assists clients, domestically and internationally, with the development of alternative energy projects and policy.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GTLaw) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and is celebrating its 50th anniversary. One firm worldwide, GTLaw has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and among the Top 20 on the 2016 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.