Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 20, 2015
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC is pleased to announce that Ghislaine G. Torres Bruner has joined the firm. Bruner will focus her practice on energy litigation, water law, and transactions in the firm’s Denver office.
Bruner joined Steptoe & Johnson from the law firm of Dill, Dill, Carr, Stonbraker & Hutchings, PC where she litigated energy, environmental, negligence, and appellate matters and handled business-related matters. She also served as Vice President and Corporate Counsel for Denver-based GeoSands Energy Advisors, LLC where she oversaw all legal matters for the company’s domestic and foreign transactions. Prior to relocating to Colorado, Bruner maintained a private practice in South Florida, which included defending multi-defendant multimillion dollar negligence claims on behalf of physicians, hospitals, nursing homes and corporations.
Bruner earned her Juris Doctor from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law and her Master of Laws in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Policy, with concentrations in Oil and Gas Law and Mineral Law from University of Denver Sturm College of Law. She also earned her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and her Master’s of Public Health degree from Florida International University.
“Ghislaine has diverse experience, speaks multiple languages, and knows energy law from both the attorney and client perspective,” said Steptoe & Johnson Denver Office Managing Member Lori A. Dawkins. “That working knowledge will be crucial as we expand our presence in the western U.S.”
Bruner currently serves as a board member of the Colorado Ballet Auxiliary and actively volunteers at Our Lady of Loreto Catholic School and Parish.
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