National – Baird Brown eco(n)law LLC
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 Howland; Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, LLP
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 –
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 CCAsNational – Kevin Daehnke, Center for Strategic Policy Innovation
National -Kevin Daehnke is Founder and President of the Center for Strategic Policy Innovationwhere he spearheads the Clean Growth Incubator TM, an Accelerator for the buildout of clean, renewable energy in cities across the country. As an environmental attorney and entrepreneur, Kevin is a strong believer in the value of economic innovation and public-private partnerships to jumpstart equitable economic growth throughout the nation..
VA – Cliona Robb-ThompsonMcMullan
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.