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Bruce L. McDermott Murtha Cullina LLP Partner

Partner

New Haven
Email: bmcdermott@murthalaw.com
Phone: 203-772-7787
Fax: 203-772-7723

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Bar & Court Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York

Education

  • Pace University School of Law (LL.M in Environmental Law, 1992)
  • Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1989)
  • Lafayette College (B.A. in Government / Law, 1986)

Bruce L. McDermott


Bruce McDermott is a member of the Firm’s Regulatory Department and the Energy and Environmental Practice Groups.

His practice includes energy, public utility, environmental and infrastructure law including litigation, transactional and regulatory representation and counseling.

Bruce assists with state and federal environmental compliance and enforcement proceedings and counsels clients on energy and environmental issues in corporate M&A transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures of power plants. He is also experienced in renewable energy project development.

His recent 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.

Bruce’s experience on environmental matters includes transactional due diligence and contractual matters, environmental compliance, enforcement, and advising on remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties.

  • American Bar Association, Energy & Natural Resources
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Public Utility Law Section, Environmental Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Connecticut Appleseed, Board Member
  • Governor Rell's Permitting Task Force, Member
  • Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, Past Member
  • ArtSpace New Haven, Past Member
  • Advisory Board of The Greater New Haven Leadership Center, Past Member
  • Board Member of Horizons at The Foote School

 

  • Holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Overview

Bruce McDermott is a member of the Firm’s Regulatory Department and the Energy and Environmental Practice Groups.

His practice includes energy, public utility, environmental and infrastructure law including litigation, transactional and regulatory representation and counseling.

Bruce assists with state and federal environmental compliance and enforcement proceedings and counsels clients on energy and environmental issues in corporate M&A transactions, including acquisitions and divestitures of power plants. He is also experienced in renewable energy project development.

His recent 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.

Bruce’s experience on environmental matters includes transactional due diligence and contractual matters, environmental compliance, enforcement, and advising on remediation and redevelopment of contaminated properties.

Memberships
  • American Bar Association, Energy & Natural Resources
  • Connecticut Bar Association, Public Utility Law Section, Environmental Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Connecticut Appleseed, Board Member
  • Governor Rell's Permitting Task Force, Member
  • Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, Past Member
  • ArtSpace New Haven, Past Member
  • Advisory Board of The Greater New Haven Leadership Center, Past Member
  • Board Member of Horizons at The Foote School

 

Recognition
  • Holds an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Rating from Martindale-Hubbell
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Connecticut
  • New York
Education
  • Pace University School of Law (LL.M in Environmental Law, 1992)
  • Case Western Reserve University (J.D., 1989)
  • Lafayette College (B.A. in Government / Law, 1986)
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