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GT Adds David C. Fixler; Continues to Expand Energy Practice in Northeast

BOSTON – April 13, 2018 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP has added David C. Fixler to its Boston office as of counsel in the firm’s growing Energy & Natural Resources Practice.

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 fossil fuel energy facilities in permitting and construction matters, including due diligence, plant and transmission line siting, local zoning, MEPA, DEP, and environmental permitting, ISO-NE interconnection, and permit compliance. He also advises boards of directors and management on corporate governance, management, contractual, litigation, real estate, and employment matters.

“David’s multidisciplinary skill set and knowledge will be a great asset to our growing Energy Practice, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the team,” said Terence P. McCourt, managing shareholder of the firm’s Boston office.

The addition of Fixler is the latest in a series of strategic hires in the firm’s Energy Practice. Most recently joining the Energy Practice in Greenberg Traurig’s Boston office were John DeTore and Gregory K. Lawrence. DeTore’s practice encompasses all aspects of energy project development. He has worked on numerous major energy projects involving billions of dollars in Massachusetts, Connecticut, and New York. Lawrence focuses his practice on the electricity and natural gas industries.

About Greenberg Traurig’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice

Greenberg Traurig’s Energy and Natural Resources Practice brings together attorneys from across the firm and around the globe who provide advice to clients on important aspects of their business and the energy and natural resources world. The attorneys’ knowledge and experience (including wide-ranging in-house and governmental experience) within many segments of the energy and natural resources industry – coupled with GT’s transactional, regulatory and litigation capabilities – enable them to develop and implement energy and natural resources-related legal strategies throughout the U.S., and in international markets including Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia.

The team is known for its broad-ranging representation of upstream and midstream energy companies as well as renewable energy companies and traditional power generation companies. The Energy and Natural Resources Practice is further distinguished by lawyers with substantial FERC experience and extensive 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 GT’s energy clients across the globe. Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy practice has expanded significantly in Latin America and Europe with the establishment of the firm’s Mexico City and Warsaw offices.

The firm’s E2 Environmental and Energy Law blog offers insights and analysis of new environmental and energy legislation, regulations, cases, policies, and trends, with a focus on relevant business opportunities and risks.

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, 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, LLP

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 2017 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.