DLA Piper has hired Kevin Lipson and a team of four in its energy practice group in Washington, DC.
They arrived from Hogan Lovells where Lipson served as the practice area leader of the firm’s energy group.
Lipson is experienced in all aspects of regulatory issues related to energy companies and has acted before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission.
Roger Meltzer, global chair of DLA Piper’s corporate and finance practice said: “Our clients will benefit greatly from this team’s extensive and impressive regulatory credentials which, combined with our world-class corporate and finance practice, creates an unparalleled, full-service energy platform on a global scale.”
Lipson also commented, saying he is “thrilled” to be joining the firm. “DLA Piper’s global footprint and practice breadth provide a robust platform from which to serve the evolving and highly complex needs of our clients.”
Lipson is featured in The International Who’s Who of Oil and Gas Lawyers.