About the Editors

David Birchall
+44 20 7570 1403

David advises clients on the full range of energy transactions in the mid- and downstream fields, including types of commodity trading matters, conventional, renewables and clean-tech projects, energy and infrastructure projects, regulation and waste, including waste-to-energy schemes. Having practised as an energy corporate, regulatory and projects lawyer since 1993, he also worked from the start of the renewables and physical commodities trading legal market, in the UK, throughout Europe, the United States and beyond.

Martha Groves Pugh
Washington, DC
+1 202 756 8368

Marty advises clients on federal income tax issues with a particular emphasis on the nuclear and energy industries. She has extensive experience with renewable energy incentives, such as production tax credits for wind, biomass, and geothermal projects and investment tax credits related to solar projects. Marty has been heavily involved in developing opportunities for clients related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, including the Section 1603 Grant Program, the advanced energy credit, converting of the product tax credit, to the investment tax credit and others. She has extensive experience with new market tax credits in both the context of transactions and legislative efforts related to new market tax credits.

Jacob Hollinger
New York
+1 212 547 5834

Jacob Hollinger handles environmental and energy-related compliance and litigation matters for energy, manufacturing and financial sector clients. He is a former high-ranking Clean Air Act attorney for the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has handled dozens of government investigations and enforcement actions and has extensive experience in all aspects of civil litigation. Jacob’s matters, in and out of government, have involved many different types of facilities, equipment and regulatory products, including: engines, power plants, refineries, chemical plants, landfills, solar installations, waste-to-energy operations, renewable fuel identification numbers and tradeable emission credits.




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