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Emily Kahn joins energy law practice group of Bernstein Shur

Posted Aug. 16, 2013, at 10:02 a.m.
Last modified Sept. 28, 2013, at 1:47 p.m.
Emily Kahn
Emily Kahn

PORTLAND and AUGUSTA, Maine, and MANCHESTER, N.H.  — Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced the addition of Emily Kahn to the firm’s Energy Law Practice Group. She joined the firm’s Portland office as a shareholder.

Kahn, a resident of Kennebunk, has more than 15 years of experience practicing law in New England. Her practice will focus on assisting in the development and operation of energy generation facilities.

“We are pleased to welcome Emily Kahn to the firm’s Energy Law Practice Group,” said Charles Miller, Bernstein Shur’s CEO, in a press release. “Her depth of experience in energy project development and operation is an invaluable addition to the firm.”

Prior to joining Bernstein Shur, Kahn was senior legal counsel at Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. in Hampton, New Hampshire. While with Wheelabrator, she negotiated engineering, procurement and construction contracts, power purchase agreements, operating and maintenance agreements and acted as lead counsel on the acquisition of a waste-to-energy facility.

Kahn received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and her B.A. cum laude in political science from University of Rochester. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the Maine Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the state of Maine.

Bernstein Shur is a multi-service firm with more than 100 attorneys in offices in Maine and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is Maine’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at www.bernsteinshur.com.

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