FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 08, 2015

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Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
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PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP ATTORNEY IAN K. PORTNOY PRESENTED AT WORLD GREEN ENERGY SYMPOSIUM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 

Washington, D.C. – Ian K. Portnoy, a senior counsel with Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, joined top experts, decision makers, and investors to unveil the latest economic opportunities and innovations in new energy and its $7 trillion market space.

The University of the District of Columbia hosted the World Green Energy Symposium (WGES) on Thursday, March 12, 2015. WGES is known for attracting some of the top experts and best minds in new energy and sustainability from across the globe. The multidiscipline audience who attended the WGES consisted of visionaries, decision makers, leaders, policy makers, buyers, investors, and innovative thinkers.

WGES has made its mark since its inception with a program focused on renewable and advanced technologies/innovations as the vantage point in the new economy for creating and maintaining jobs, contract and exporting opportunities and policies leading to economic vitality and a healthier planet. WGES provides opportunities for networking, learning, exchanging, exhibiting and investing in the future of new energy technologies, products and services.

Mr. Portnoy has played a significant role in many high profile projects throughout the United States. He focuses his practice on corporate and business activities, including corporate governance. He is nationally known for his work involving infrastructure development and finance, with particular expertise in representing developers of public/private projects throughout the U.S. He has been extensively involved in the privatization of facilities on military bases, enhanced use leases and the development of energy facilities on military bases. Mr. Portnoy has a wealth of experience in power purchase agreements with U.S. and foreign energy companies.

Phillips Lytle LLP is a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence. With offices in New York State, Washington, D.C., and Canada, our attorneys serve a multinational client base including FORTUNE 1000 companies, global and regional financial institutions, not-for-profit organizations, middle market companies, startups, entrepreneurs and individuals on important matters affecting their businesses and personal wealth. For more information, visit www.phillipslytle.com.

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