Van Ness Feldman LLP

Government Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Highly regarded boutique composed of expert counsel and former elected officials dedicated to advising clients in the energy, environmental and natural resources industries. Regularly advises coalitions, energy companies, financial institutions, and state and local governments, among others. Expansive lobbying capabilities at the legislative and executive levels, including representing clients before the DOE and DOI as well as a wide array of other federal agencies. Well positioned to promote client interests in topical debates surrounding clean energy.

Strengths Clients say: "The Van Ness Feldman team is very experienced and has great depth of knowledge. Their experience gives my colleagues and me confidence that we will receive the best advice possible in this very complex regulatory/policy area."

Sources note the team's "in-depth knowledge of federal natural resources-oriented agencies and related legislative committees."

Clients report: "The entire team is excellent. Their most significant strength is providing the highest-quality work product and service."

Work highlights Acted for the National Association of Energy Service Companies in successfully securing a one-year retroactive extension of Section 179D of the tax code, which allows a tax deduction for energy efficiency improvements to commercial buildings.

Notable practitioners

A key contact is the practice coordinator for the firm's government relations and policy practice, Robert Szabo.