Gregory K. Lawrence will join international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP as a senior member of its Global Energy and Infrastructure practice, the firm announced.
Lawrence, who joins the firm from Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, is one of the nation’s leading energy and commodities lawyers. Lawrence has extensive experience before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and multiple state utility commissions regarding complex regulatory and enforcement matters, trading and market structure issues, transactions and governmental affairs. Lawrence will be based in Greenberg Traurig’s Washington, D.C., and Boston offices.
“Our focus is on delivering excellence and extraordinary value to our clients in core practices, and Global Energy & Infrastructure is a strategic growth area for our firm,” said Richard A. Rosenbaum, CEO of Greenberg Traurig. “Greg’s arrival elevates Greenberg Traurig’s already substantial energy practice to another level.”
“Greg is a recognized leader in FERC regulatory and enforcement work in the electric and natural gas industries, and we are thrilled to welcome an energy lawyer of his stature and reputation to Greenberg Traurig,” said Kenneth Minesinger, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Energy and Infrastructure practice. “Greg’s arrival significantly enhances Greenberg Traurig’s robust and growing energy capabilities.”
“Greenberg Traurig’s energy practice recently celebrated its first decade here at Greenberg Traurig, a decade in which we experienced significant and steady expansion, growing to over 40 attorneys in Houston, Washington, D.C., Denver, Mexico City and numerous other offices,” said Douglas C. Atnipp, co-chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Global Energy and Infrastructure practice. “Our second decade is off to a great start with Greg’s arrival.”
“I am very excited to join such an exemplary and growing energy team,” Lawrence said. “Greenberg Traurig has a perfect platform, with deep experience and industry-leading innovation, necessary to deliver the highest quality client services and value required by a quickly evolving energy industry.”
Lawrence will focus his practice on the electricity and natural gas industries, representing financial institutions, investment and private equity funds, marketers, commodity traders, renewable and other project developers, municipal and investor-owned utilities and large energy consumers.
Recognized as a leading energy and electricity lawyer by Chambers USA, Lawrence is a frequent speaker at energy industry conferences and a contributor to a wide range of publications, including The Electricity Journal, Electric Light & Power, Energy Risk, Bloomberg Law Reports, Project Finance International, Corporate Counsel, Windpower Engineering and Energy Law360.