WASHINGTON (PRWEB) December 15, 2014
International law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP hosted a free Post-Election Update and Analysis webinar on environmental and energy implications Dec. 8, 2014, at the firm’s Washington, D.C. offices. The informative webinar was open to industry professionals and provided an analysis of how election results could affect policymaking and regulatory decision making. Topics included key committee personnel changes, proposed climate change and other air emissions rules, alternate energy/tax extenders, the Keystone Pipeline, and Toxic Substances Reform Act reform.
Panelists included Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice Senior Directors Albert Wynn, Peter Hoekstra and Charles F. Bass. Jerry Stouck, shareholder and co-chair of the Government Litigation Practice, moderated the panel.
Wynn is a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Maryland’s 4th Congressional District. He served 12 years on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, including two years as chairman of its Subcommittee on Environmental and Hazardous Materials.
Hoekstra served nine terms representing Michigan’s 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. He served as both chairman and ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and was deeply engaged in labor and education issues, as well as congressional oversight.
Bass served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives for New Hampshire’s 2nd Congressional District from 1995 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2013. During his 14-year tenure in Congress, he served on the Budget; Government Reform and Oversight; Transportation and Infrastructure; Intelligence; and Energy and Commerce committees.
A recording of the session is available here.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice combines the capabilities of its Federal Practice in Washington D.C. with its state and local practices across the country. The firm’s national team of governmental affairs professionals and attorneys spans major political and commercial capitals throughout the United States, including: Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City, Sacramento, Tallahassee, Washington, D.C. Most recently, Greenberg Traurig was named “Law Firm of the Year” for Government Relations by the U.S. News-Best Lawyers 2014 edition of Best Law Firms. The practice also received the most first-tier Government Relations rankings in the U.S. Steinberg is the most recent hire in the trend of strategic expansion of Greenberg Traurig’s Government Law & Policy Practice.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice
Greenberg Traurig’s Environmental Practice assists clients with issues under the environmental and natural resource laws that affect their businesses. The firm’s attorneys assist in transactions, defend clients in enforcement actions, ensure the understanding and satisfaction of regulatory requirements, prepare for and respond to emergencies, craft approaches for legacy cleanup issues, and develop solutions for product regulation, market access and environmental policy challenges.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice
Greenberg Traurig's Global Energy and Infrastructure Practice 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 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 Global Energy and Infrastructure 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 is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm is among the “Power Elite” in the 2014 BTI Client Relationship Scorecard report, which assesses the nature and strength of law firms' client relationships. For additional information, please visit http://www.gtlaw.com.