McDermott Will & Emery partner Karol Lyn Newman was named the “Best in Energy, Natural Resources and Mining" at Euromoney Legal Media Group’s inaugural Americas Women in Business Law Awards 2012. These awards honor women leading the field in the legal sector across the Americas. The awards ceremony took place on May 24, 2012, in New York City. Please join us in congratuling Karol Lyn on receiving this important award. McDermott’s co-chairs Jeffrey E. Stone and Peter J. Sacripanti state “Karol Lyn is a seasoned, highly respected lawyer with a long history of delivering outstanding results to clients. We’re delighted to see her many accomplishments recognized in this way."
“This recognition publicly acknowledges what those of us who work closely with her already know: that Karol Lyn is among the nation’s top women lawyers and one of the very best in the field of energy regulatory law. She is playing a key role in helping the Firm grow our highly ranked Energy practice, both in Washington and in the major U.S. energy markets,” states Blake H. Winburne, partner and head of McDermott’s Energy Advisory Practice Group.
Karol Lyn advises clients on regulatory issues affecting coal gasification, liquefied natural gas (LNG), natural gas storage, and natural gas transportation projects. Further, she provides regulatory advice and counsel on pipeline rate and tariff issues and represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and in the United States Courts of Appeals. She also assists clients on energy-related matters before the Department of the Interior, the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Congress.