|[February 14, 2013]
Mintz Levin's Energy & Clean Technology Practice Receives Top Honors in LMG Clean Technology and Renewable Energy Guide
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
& Clean Technology Practice of Mintz,
Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. has been selected as
one of the "Top 10 Clean Technology Firms" by LMG Clean Technology
and Renewable Energy. In addition, Thomas
R. Burton, III, and Sahir
Surmeli, Co-chairs of the firm's Energy & Clean Technology Practice
were named to the "Clean Tech 100" list and the firm's Corporate and
Securities, Intellectual Property and Regulatory Sections were
recognized in the inaugural edition of the guide.
The LMG Clean Technology and Renewable Energy guide (a Euromoney
Institutional Investor publication) provides an in-depth portrait of the
legal clean technology market. It strives to be the ultimate resource
for in-house counsel in identifying leading law firms and attorneys in
the clean technology and renewable energy industries. Firms and
individuals featured in the 2013 guide were selected by LMG Clean
Technology and Renewable Energy based on research involing surveys
and interviews with both peers and clients.
"We are honored to be recognized as one of the top Clean Technology law
firms across multiple disciplines," said Mr. Burton. "These rankings are
particularly gratifying as they are based not only on the success of our
practice, but also on positive reviews from our peers and clients."
"It is gratifying that the firm's focus on and reputation for client
service was one of the driving factors for being named one of the top
ten law firms. Our team has completed 300 deals in the sector - we work
hard to understand the businesses of our clients and to help our clients
win," added Mr. Surmeli.
Mintz Levin's (News - Alert) Energy & Clean Technology Practice was recognized by LMG
Clean Technology and Renewable Energy as one of the top ten clean
technology firms. According to the guide, firms were selected based on
the "breadth of their clean technology and renewable energy practices,
their representative experience, and the recognition of their peers."
Additionally, the guide identified Mintz Levin's high-quality client
service as a deciding factor in the selection process.
Mr. Burton and Mr. Surmeli were each named to the "Clean Tech 100" list.
The attorneys included in this listing represent the top practitioners
in the clean technology and renewable energy industries as
identified by their colleagues.
Mintz Levin's Corporate and Securities Section is recognized in the
guide as one of the fastest growing corporate teams in the industry. The
publication cites the firm's more than 300 energy and clean tech
transactions as evidence "that companies continually trust Mintz Levin's
expertise to get the job done," noting that the firm's "capabilities in
the renewable energy and clean technology industry set them apart as one
of the most adept firms in the industry."
The firm's IP Section, which the guide says, "consists of a large number
of attorneys that few firms can match," achieved LMG Clean Technology
& Renewable Energy's highest ranking. Clients interviewed
commented, "They understand what we want to achieve as their clients and
are helping us realize our goals that we set out to accomplish in the
LMG Clean Technology and Renewable Energy identified Mintz Levin
as a leading firm handling regulatory issues for the industry. A
competitor described the firm's regulatory team as one "of the more
impressive groups in the clean technology space."
Since January 2006, Mintz Levin attorneys have closed 300 transactions
in the energy and clean technology sector including: venture capital
transactions (representing companies and investors), initial public
offerings and follow-on offerings, private placements, M&A deals,
technology licensing and joint venture transactions, totaling
approximately $5.4 billion in transaction value. In addition, the group
handles the development, financing, and construction of hundreds of
megawatts of energy generating facilities.
The Energy & Clean Technology Practice has been ranked #2 nationally
among top Clean Technology law firms, according to Watershed Capital
Group, and the practice was listed as a "Best Law Firm" by U.S.
News & World Report, both in Boston and nationally. Recently,
the practice was also ranked among the 2012 "40 Hottest Partners in
Bioenergy and Bio-based Materials" by Biofuels Digest.
To view the LMG Clean Technology and Renewable Energy guide,
For more information about Mintz Levin, click here
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