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Carlos A. Gavilondo Awarded the C. Eugene Farnsworth Fellowship by SUNY-ESF

Hiscock & Barclay, LLP, Of Counsel Carlos A. Gavilondo was awarded the C. Eugene Farnsworth Fellowship by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) at the annual C. Eugene Farnsworth Memorial Lecture and Fellowship ceremony on April 2, 2009. The fellowship and lecture program honors the late C. Eugene Farnsworth Jr., who was a professor of silviculture at ESF. Farnsworth spent more than 50 years in forestry and education.

Gavilondo is former General Counsel to Niagara Mohawk, National Grid’s Upstate New York Electric and Gas affiliate, and brings to the firm a wealth of experience in New York electric and gas utility operations and regulatory matters. He worked for National Grid for 11 years in roles of increasing responsibility. Prior to his role with Niagara Mohawk, Gavilondo was Vice President of Regulatory Services to National Grid’s electric company affiliates in New England. He has also served as lead counsel for matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications and Energy, the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, and for a brief period as General Counsel to Silica Networks, S.A., a telecommunications venture based in Santiago, Chile. Prior to joining National Grid, Gavilondo worked in private practice, concentrating on environmental counseling and litigation.