Cohen & Grigsby Appoints New Director to lead Energy Practice

PITTSBURGH – Feb. 3, 2016 – Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. is pleased to announce Todd Normane has joined the firm as a new director and head of the firm’s energy practice, effective Feb. 1.

Todd Normane is an energy and environmental lawyer with a deep understanding of the complex and overlapping federal and state laws and regulations that apply to the energy industry. He has 25 years of experience in the areas of government, private, and corporate practice and nearly two decades of experience representing energy companies from an in house perspective helping them to maintain their license to operate, to grow and develop their business and to defend against agency enforcement actions.

In his role as Vice President, General Counsel, Head of Corporate Affairs and Corporate Secretary of an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, Todd provided legal services in the areas of corporate governance, strategic asset acquisition and divestment planning, joint venture management, mineral right acquisition and royalty transactions, supply chain negotiations and contract management, internal compliance and ethics investigations, labor and employment, finance and SOX compliance, bankruptcy, insurance coverage, environmental and regulatory compliance and litigation.

He joins a team of senior practitioners with experience in a broad range of energy related matters including coal, oil and natural gas, Marcellus Shale, electric, solar, water, wind, and new energy technology and start up experience.

Todd received his J.D. and Master of Studies in environmental law from Vermont Law School in 1991.


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