Energy And Corporate Attorney Jeffrey R. Clark Joins Bond, Schoeneck & King's Rochester Office

September 9, 2010

(Rochester, NY) Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC (BS&K) is pleased to welcome Jeffrey R. Clark as Senior Counsel in the Firm's Corporate and Environmental Law and Energy Practices. Mr. Clark is resident in the Firm's Rochester, New York office.

Richard D. Hole, BS&K's Chairman, said, "Jeff brings extensive experience in the energy sector that will complement our existing Environmental Law and Energy Practice in Syracuse and add to our existing Corporate Law capabilities in Rochester and our other offices. We look forward to Jeff's participation in the continued growth of our Rochester Office."

"Jeff is a great addition to the office and will fit in well with our existing team. He adds the valuable perspective of a long-time in-house counsel as well as experience in new practice areas, which will allow us to expand our services to current and future clients in Rochester and Western, New York" noted Robert Kirchner, Regional Office Managing Member (Partner) for the BS&K's Rochester Office.

Mr. Clark concentrates his practice in energy, environmental and general business matters. Mr. Clark joins us from Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation and its affiliate New York State Electric & Gas Corporation where, since 1992, he has held a number of legal positions, most recently as their Managing Attorney. Mr. Clark has experience handling a wide variety of matters including interconnection agreements, purchase/sale agreements for generation and other facilities, qualifying and managing energy service corporations, participating in the administrative rulemaking process, and antitrust and environmental matters. In addition, his practice will include providing compliance counsel to corporate clients of all sizes. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University (B.S., 1983; J.D., 1986).

BS&K's Environmental Law & Energy Practice Group focuses on federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations, including those relating to air quality, development and facility siting, hazardous waste, permitting, safety and health, and solid waste matters along with traditional and alternative energy operations. Clients include individual, industrial, commercial, institutional and municipal clients in addressing state and federal regulatory compliance and enforcement concerns.

Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC, founded in 1897, is a full service law firm comprised of more than 200 attorneys, with offices in New York City, Albany, Buffalo, Garden City, Ithaca, Oswego, Rochester, Syracuse and Utica, New York; as well as Overland Park, Kansas; and Naples, Florida.