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Greenberg Traurig’s David Fixler Named Co-Chair of NECA’s Power Markets Committee

BOSTON – Dec. 6, 2018David C. Fixler, of counsel in Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice in the Boston office, was named co-chair of the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association’s (NECA) Power Markets Committee.

NECA is a non-profit trade association that serves as a clearinghouse of cutting-edge industry information for stakeholders having a full range of energy and environmental interests. NECA’s Power Markets Committee plays an active role in the rapidly evolving market for electric power. The objectives are to assure the development of a competitive electric generation sector of the electric power industry and a level playing field for all regional suppliers of power. As part of this principal activity, the committee examines policy developments in rapidly changing areas and will provide information and resources to regulatory bodies in the Northeast and other participants in the electric power industry.

Fixler represents energy companies and corporate entities in administrative and regulatory proceedings, as well as litigation, and counsels on permitting, contracting, and financing issues related to the development, operation, sale, and purchase of energy services and projects. Fixler has wide-ranging experience representing developers of renewable, distributed generation, demand response, and traditional energy facilities in permitting and construction matters, including due diligence, plant and transmission line siting, local zoning, Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA), Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP), and environmental permitting, ISO New England interconnection, and permit compliance. He also advises boards of directors and management on corporate governance, management, contractual, litigation, real estate, and employment matters.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP – Energy and Natural Resources Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice brings together attorneys from across the firm’s global offices to provide broad-ranging representation of upstream, midstream, downstream, traditional power generation and renewable energy companies on important aspects of their gas exploration, energy production, transportation and storage operations. Greenberg Traurig’s attorneys’ knowledge and experience, including in-house and government experience, within many segments of the energy and natural resources industry enables us to develop and implement legal strategies for clients in the United States and in international markets, including Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. The firm's energy practice is further distinguished by lawyers with substantial FERC experience and broad energy finance representations. Several of the firm’s energy attorneys are former general counsel at energy industry companies, and provide a valuable business perspective for energy clients across the globe. Greenberg Traurig’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice has expanded significantly in Latin America and Europe with the establishment of its Mexico City and Warsaw offices.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Boston Office
Established in 1999, Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office is home to over 70 attorneys practicing in the areas of bankruptcy, corporate, emerging technology, energy, gaming, governmental affairs, intellectual property, labor and employment, life sciences and medical technology, litigation, public finance, and real estate. An important contributor to the firm's international platform, the Boston office includes a team of nationally recognized attorneys with both public and private sector experience. The team offers clients the value of decades of legal experience and hands-on knowledge of the local business community, supported by the firm's vast network of global resources.

About Greenberg Traurig
Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web:; Twitter: @GT_Law.