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June 20, 2017

The Breakdown of the Merchant Generation Business Model - Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP and the Power Research Group

Raymond L. Gifford, Matthew S. Larson, Robin J. Lunt
Power Research Group :: Merchant generators are increasingly unable to recover fixed costs in electric power plants, an economic reality eroding their financial viability and grid reliability, according to a study released today by the Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP law firm and the Power Research Group. The study, The Breakdown of the Merchant Generation Business Model, questioned the underlying
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June 15, 2017

Mark Wiranowski Presenting Course on Renewable Energy Project Development

Mark Wiranowski is presenting a course entitled "Renewable Energy Project Development: Contracting for Success." Two dates are offered for the course, both June 15, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio and July 12, 2017 in Portland, Oregon. The course will examine issues relevant to developing and financing a renewable energy project that ultimately need to be solved via contracting arrangements and is designed for various industry players, including attorneys, developers, and financiers.
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June 13, 2017

Leading Emerging Technologies Lawyer Anne Swanson Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP is pleased to announce that Anne Swanson is joining the firm as partner. Ms. Swanson brings decades of administrative law experience and a deep expertise in unmanned aerial vehicle (“UAV”) technology and regulatory polices to the firm. 
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June 1, 2017

Former CenturyLink Vice President Melissa Newman Joins Wilkinson Barker Knauer

Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP is pleased to announce that former CenturyLink Vice President Melissa Newman is joining the firm. Ms. Newman brings strong regulatory and policy experience from both the government and private sectors to Wilkinson Barker Knauer’s top-tier telecommunications practice.
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May 31, 2017

Wilkinson Barker Knauer Listed as Top-Tier Firm by The Legal 500

Wilkinson Barker Knauer has been named to the top tier in Media, Technology and Telecoms - Telecoms and Broadcast: Regulatory in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500. Managing partner Bryan Tramont made the elite "Leading Lawyers" list and Patrick Halley was named to the "Next Generation Lawyers" list. In all, WBK had twelve attorneys individually recommended by The Legal 500: Adam Krinsky, Bryan Tramont, Christine Crowe, David O'Connor, David Solomon, John Scott, Jonathan Cohen, Kenneth Satten, Patricia Chuh, Patrick Halley, Phillip Marchesiello, and Russell Hanser.
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May 26, 2017

Wilkinson Barker Knauer Named a Band 1 Firm by Chambers and Partners for the 7th Year in a Row

For the seventh consecutive year, Wilkinson Barker Knauer is thrilled to announce it has been named a Band 1 firm by Chambers and Partners for the area of Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite in D.C. Band 1 is the highest tier.
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May 23, 2017

Bryan Tramont Moderates Panel at Wireless Infrastructure Show

Bryan Tramont is moderating a panel called "View from Washington: A Conversation with Federal Policymakers" at the Wireless Infrastructure Show in Orlando, Florida. The panel includes three speakers from the Federal Communications Commission: Rachael Bender, Daudeline Meme, and Erin McGrath.
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May 19, 2017

Tony Clark Gives Keynote Address at Annual Meeting of Energy Bar Association's Rocky Mountain Chapter

Tony Clark will be the keynote speaker at this year's Energy Bar Association - Rocky Mountain Chapter annual meeting.The event is held in two locations and offers a full day of CLE credits and distinguished panelists. 
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