NEW YORK – May 8, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice and four of its Energy attorneys have been recognized in The Chambers USA 2019 Guide. According to its website, Chambers and Partners, a UK-based publisher, selects attorneys and practice areas for inclusion based on thousands of interviews with practicing lawyers and clients around the world.
The Energy & Natural Resources Practice is recognized in the guide’s USA-Nationwide Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) category. In addition, the following attorneys received market- and practice-specific recognition:
- Gregory K. Lawrence - USA-Nationwide; Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
- Kenneth M. Minesinger - USA-Nationwide; Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
- Howard L. Nelson - USA-Nationwide; Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
- Doreen U. Saia - New York; Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market
Lawrence is experienced appearing before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and multiple state utility commissions regarding regulatory proceedings, compliance and enforcement, capacity and energy market structure, transactions and negotiations, asset transfers, and governmental affairs. He has been recognized in the Chambers USA Guide since 2012.
Minesinger is co-chair of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice. He represents domestic and international clients in the development of their oil and gas resources, on major pipeline and LNG projects, and on energy regulatory issues. Minesinger concentrates on energy projects, regulation, and litigation. He has been recognized in the Chambers USA Guide since 2007.
Nelson has more than 30 years of regulatory and litigation experience, which includes representing clients in major interstate natural gas and petroleum pipeline hearings at FERC and state agencies, involving complex multiparty major rate cases and in certificate, LNG licensing, restructuring, tariff, gas quality, merger and interconnection proceedings. He has been recognized in the Chambers USA Guide since 2007.
Saia is chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Albany office’s Energy & Natural Resources Practice. She focuses her practice on the representation of national and international corporations that own and operate electric generating facilities and engage in financial transactions trading electricity products. She was recently recognized for the second time as “Lawyer of the Year” in energy law by The Best Lawyers in America in 2018 and has been recognized in the Chambers USA Guide since 2008.
More than 150 of the firm’s attorneys were recognized in the 2019 Guide, in addition to more than 40 of the firm's practices across 20 regions. For a complete listing of rankings, client and peer commentary, and editorial summaries by Chambers and Partners researchers and editors, click here.
About Greenberg Traurig’s 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. Our 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 our 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 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 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 our Mexico City and Warsaw offices.
About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 39 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, diversity, and innovation, and is consistently among the largest firms in the U.S. on the Law360 400 and among the Top 20 on the Am Law Global 100. Web: www.gtlaw.com Twitter: @GT_Law.