FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2015
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER DAVID P. FLYNN TO SPEAK AT 18TH ANNUAL SEMINAR SPONSORED BY THE AIR & WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION, GENESEE FINGER LAKES CHAPTER, AND NEW YORK WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION, GENESEE VALLEY CHAPTER
The event will take place on February 11, 2015 at Burgundy Basin, Pittsford, New York
Buffalo, N.Y. – David P. Flynn, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, will speak on the topic “New York’s Green Bank: Funding The Renewable Energy Future,” at an annual seminar sponsored by the Air & Waste Management Association, Genesee Finger Lakes Chapter, and the New York Water Environment Association, Genesee Valley Chapter.
Mr. Flynn will address the seminar’s Energy Section on February 11 at Burgundy Basin, Pittsford, NY. The Associations’ 18th Annual Seminar is titled “Environmental Policy: Who’s Driving the Bus?”
Mr. Flynn is the Practice Team Leader for the firm’s Energy, Environment, Marcellus Shale, and Nanotechnology Practice Teams. Mr. Flynn’s practice is concentrated in the areas of environmental law and energy. 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, and licensing of hydropower projects.
Mr. Flynn has been listed as a Leading Individual for the past five years in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for outstanding expertise in Environmental Law. He has also been named to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® 2014 list and Who’s Who In Law, Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal.
Mr. Flynn earned his J.D., cum laude, from State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law and his B.A. from SUNY Buffalo.
He is a member of the National Brownfield Association’s (NBA) board of directors and executive committee, as well as president of the NBA’s New York chapter. He is also an advisory board member of Incubators for Collaborating & Leveraging Energy And Nanotechnology (iCLEAN), and serves on the boards of directors for the Amherst Chamber of Commerce, Burchfield Penney Art Center and Zoological Society of Buffalo. He is the cochair of energy committee of the Western New York Regional Economic Development Council.