Buffalo Law Journal: Barclay Damon Sees Future In Renewable Energy
Barclay Damon sees a future in renewable energy.
In recent months, four attorneys from boutique firm McCauley Lyman in Massachusetts were added to the workforce, bringing more than three decades of combined experience in wind and solar energy projects. Don McCauley, Frank Lyman, Jill Winans and Michael Blasik will remain partners at McCauley Lyman while joining Barclay Damon as of counsel.
Barclay Damon also acquired Gilberti Stinziano Heintz & Smith P.C., an environmental energy firm in Syracuse.
It’s a sign that Barclay Damon sees renewables as playing a significant role in the way energy is used around the country.
“The energy field in particular is one we’ve always focused on because it’s always growing,” said partner Brenda Colella, co-leader of the renewable energy team. “One of those areas is renewable energy. Our strategic partnership with McCauley Lyman is something we’re hoping to take advantage of to grow our practice more in that area of energy growth.”
New York state has been a leader in renewable energies, McCauley said. That extends into Western New York in both solar and wind energies.
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