FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 13, 2021
Tracey L. Mancini
Marketing Communications Manager
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER DAVID P. FLYNN TO PARTICIPATE IN VIRTUAL NYSEDC IDA ACADEMY EVENT
Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner David P. Flynn will participate in the virtual New York State Economic Development Council (NYSEDC) IDA Academy event on Tuesday, April 13. Mr. Flynn will participate on the panel for the featured session titled, “Clean Energy: How to Leverage Local Incentives to Make Clean Energy Projects Financially Viable.”
The IDA Academy provides regular training by NYSEDC IDA members, the Office of the State Comptroller (OSC), the Authorities Budget Office (ABO) and other industry experts for IDA staff and executives on a variety of issues to help operate an IDA office more efficiently and effectively. Each one-day seminar offers sessions to provide training, understanding and best practices around the functions, powers and tools available to IDAs.
Mr. Flynn is leader of the firm’s Environmental Practice Team and co-leader of the Energy Practice Team. With respect to environmental law, Mr. Flynn concentrates on regulatory compliance consultations and brownfield redevelopment. He has written extensively on environmental topics, including environmental issues related to nanotechnology development. He was involved in the first successful conversion of a former industrial brownfield into a modern manufacturing facility in New York State. In addition, 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, merchant power generating facilities, licensing of hydropower projects, and drafting and negotiating Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreements associated with solar and wind projects, as well as related advice regarding the New York Real Property Tax Law 487 tax exemption.