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Clients Recognize Verrill Dana for Best Client Service in BTI Power Rankings 2017

August 2, 2017 Press Releases

(August 2, 2017) – Verrill Dana has been recognized for its unparalleled client relationships in the BTI Power Rankings 2017: The Law Firms with the Best Client Relationships in 18 Industries for the second year in a row. In the rankings, clients identified Verrill Dana as a Leading Core, Go-To Firm in Energy, positioning it in the top 5% of law firms within the global energy industry. The firm was also named to the Honor Roll of Recommended Firms in Utilities, ranking it in the top 10% of law firms in the world within the utilities industry.

"New England's energy industry continues to strive to take advantage of new technology and other innovations," said K.C. Jones, Managing Partner at Verrill Dana. "We enjoy working with a broad range of clients in both traditional and sustainable energy sectors - and in the utilities industry generally - meeting their changing needs and helping them capture the opportunities available to them."

Results of the BTI Power Rankings, which analyze client relationships as they pertain to a law firm's growth, are based on direct, unprompted feedback through in-depth interviews with General Counsel and C-level executives across the world in 18 industries.

Verrill Dana's Energy Group consists of a well-integrated, multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals, with a focus on both traditional and sustainable energy. Due to the depth of experience across a wide range of areas, including utility and environmental regulation, real estate, finance, corporate tax and government relations, the Group is able to meet the needs of clients in today's evolving energy markets and regulations. Learn more at http://www.verrilldana.com/energy/.

Verrill Dana's Water & Wastewater Utilities Group focuses on local, state and federal regulation of suppliers and users of water and wastewater services throughout New England. The Group represents water utilities and customers in a wide variety of cases before the Maine Public Utilities Commission, as well as regularly provides legal advice to water and wastewater clients on matters such as corporate finance and bond issuance, service connections, limited service agreements, easement procurement, environmental compliance and mergers and acquisitions. Learn more at http://www.verrilldana.com/waterutilities/.

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