Richard A. Kanoff Joins Murtha Cullina LLP
July 26, 2010
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RICHARD A . KANOFF JOINS MURTHA CULLINA LLP
Boston, MA (July 26, 2010)… Richard A. Kanoff has joined Murtha Cullina LLP as a partner in the firm’s Boston office and as co-chair of the Energy Practice Group. Mr. Kanoff will focus his efforts on expanding the firm’s energy, renewable energy and energy efficiency practices. He will represent clients in the areas of energy and clean technology law and regulatory policy and litigation, including permitting, development and transactional matters.
Mr. Kanoff comes to Murtha with over 25 years of experience providing advice to numerous emerging and established public companies in diverse energy markets such as clean coal and other fossil fuel-related generation, biofuels, biomass, energy and demand management, smart grid, solar, wind, fuel cells and other distributed generation technologies. He has extensive knowledge in renewable energy project development, traditional power plant development and permitting, demand response, and in drafting and negotiating complex transactional documents.
“I look forward to advocating for policies that encourage financing and growth in the energy sector and assisting clients as they deploy renewable energy generation and implement energy efficiency strategies,” Mr. Kanoff said.
“Richard brings a deep background and extensive experience to our existing energy industry practice,” said Elizabeth Stewart, Murtha Cullina’s Managing Partner. “The firm continues to expand its energy practice to serve the needs of our clients in a very exciting and challenging practice area.”
In addition to representing a significant number of individual companies in the energy sector in New England, Murtha Cullina serves as outside counsel to several energy trade associations, including: the New England Power Generators Association (“NEPGA”); the Retail Energy Supply Association (“RESA”) and the Renewable Energy and Efficiency Business Association
About Murtha Cullina LLP
With over 115 attorneys in six offices, locally, with offices in Boston and Woburn, Massachusetts and throughout Connecticut in Hartford, Madison, New Haven and Stamford, Murtha Cullina LLP offers a full range of legal services to meet the local, regional and national needs of our clients. Our practice encompasses litigation, regulatory and transactional representation of businesses, governmental units, non-profit organizations and individuals. Core practice areas include litigation, labor and employment, bankruptcy and creditors’ rights, construction, energy, health care, trusts and estates, affordable housing, real estate, land use and retail and hospitality.