Murtha Cullina LLP

October 4, 2015 - Bruce L. McDermott Expands Firm's Energy Group

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HARTFORD, CT (October 4, 2015)…Murtha Cullina LLP is pleased to announce that Bruce L. McDermott has joined the Firm as Partner in the Regulatory Department. Mr. McDermott will be a member of the Energy Practice Group. 

The Firm’s Energy Group represents participants in the competitive electricity markets and end users, developing innovative and strategic approaches to energy challenges and opportunities.

Mr. McDermott’s energy experience includes negotiating and structuring all legal aspects of several electric power generation projects from the conceptual stage through completion including review of energy purchase agreements including a microgrid project. In addition, Mr. McDermott assists with infrastructure siting for electric generation plants, substations and telecommunications facilities.

“Bruce will definitely strengthen our bench and give us a bigger footprint in the energy and utilities industry,” said Paul R. McCary, Chair of Murtha Cullina’s Energy Practice Group.  His practice includes energy, public utility, environmental and infrastructure law including litigation, transactional and regulatory representation and counseling.

Mr. McDermott is admitted to practice in Connecticut and New York.  He received his LL.M in Environmental Law from Pace University School of Law, his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law and his B.A. in government and psychology from Lafayette College.    

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