Bernstein Shur

Energy & Natural Resources Department

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What the team is known for Strong team of practitioners providing counsel on an impressive range of energy matters, including project development, financing and operation. Also highly esteemed for its extensive expertise in regulatory and compliance advice, and renowned for its representation of renewable energy producers. Widely known for its focus on the wind energy space.

Strengths One client praises the firm as "very pragmatic and client-focused."

Another interviewee reports: "The team does very high-quality work and has a great reputation."

Work highlights Acted as Maine regulatory counsel to ENMAX Corporation in relation to its purchase of BHE Holdings, a $1.8 billion deal. The team worked on the required PUC authorizations, among other matters.

Notable practitioners

James Broder
is noted for his representation of wind developers and utilities in a wide range of transactional work, including project finance deals.

Joel Moser
frequently acts as regulatory counsel, as well as advising clients on contractual disputes and tax matters. One source describes him as "a thoughtful advocate, who is even-tempered and intelligent."