“In light of the context of increased stability in the electric power industry and the passage of the energy bill, we see the addition of an energy practice as the logical next step in our quest to meet the expanding needs of the marketplace,” said
The highly credentialed team brings with them substantial experience in the electric, nuclear and hydroelectric power sectors of the energy industry. Having practiced together for many years as the industry has grown and changed, the team has broad regulatory capabilities on both the state and federal levels, including providing regulatory advice in the context of mergers and acquisitions. Chambers USA recently ranked the Swidler team third in the country among energy/electricity practices.
“Alston’s reputation as a leading national firm and its growing, powerful presence in the D.C. market make it an attractive platform for our group,” Steven J. Agresta said. “We look forward to expanding our energy practice at Alston.”
The Swidler team will add depth and breadth to the cadre of services that Alston’s Washington office offers. With robust practices in health care, financial services, tax, employee benefits, international trade, internal investigations, and legislative and public policy, the Washington office of Alston & Bird is fast becoming a major player in the D.C. market. The Swidler team joins the ranks of former U.S. Senators