Dec 20, 2021

Flynn, City & State New York Energy & Environment Power 100 List

Phillips Lytle Partner David P. Flynn Makes City & State New York Energy & Environment Power 100 List

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner David P. Flynn has been recognized on City & State’s Energy & Environment Power 100 list.

The Power 100 list honors the most influential people in government, the energy industry, environmental advocacy and academia who shape policies on power generation, transmission, environmental protection and conservation.

City & State, a highly respected news source covering New York’s local and state politics and policy, has a long history of ranking the most influential people across New York State

Mr. Flynn is the Co-Leader of the Energy Law Practice and leader of the Environmental Law Practice. Mr. Flynn advises clients on business development issues and the regulation of energy before state and federal authorities. He also advises clients on the development and siting of renewable energy facilities, licensing of hydropower projects, utility-scale transmission projects and drafting and negotiating Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreements associated with solar and wind projects and related advice regarding the New York Real Property Tax Law 487 tax exemption.

With respect to environmental law, Mr. Flynn concentrates on regulatory compliance consultations, site remediation and brownfield redevelopment. He was involved in the first successful conversion of a former industrial brownfield into a modern manufacturing facility in New York State.

Mr. Flynn attended the State University of New York at Buffalo as an undergraduate (B.A., 1983) and earned his J.D., cum laude, from UB Law School in 1987. He is an Advisory Board Member for Incubators for Collaborating & Leveraging Energy and Nanotechnology (iCLEAN) and serves on the Environmental Committee and Energy Committee for The Business Council of New York State.

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