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Michael Carl Barnas

Michael Carl Barnas

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Energy & Utilities, Construction & Development, Commercial

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Licensed since 1988

  1. Energy & Utilities: 40%
  2. Commercial: 30%
  3. Construction & Development: 30%

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Contact Info

Couch White, L.L.P.

540 Broadway
P.O. Box 22222
Albany, NY, 12201-2222

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015

Professional Misconduct

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Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerCouch White L.L.P.2013 - Present
Senior Counsel -- RenewablesGeneral Electric International, Inc.2003 - 2012
Counsel -- Commercial OperationsGeneral Electric Company1999 - 2003
Counsel - International SalesGeneral Electric Company1989 - 1999
Attorney -- Apparatus Service Business DivisionGeneral Electric Company1988 - 1989
Specialist - Employee Relations; Manager - Employee RelationsGeneral Electric Company1981 - 1988
Assistant to the Vice President - Industrial RelationsGeneral Felt Industries, Inc.1978 - 1980

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
New York State Bar AssociationAttorney Member2010 - Present
American Bar AssociationAttorney Member2009 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
ABA's Section of Public Utility, Communications, and Transportation Law Annual ReportRecent Development in Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Industries2012
ABA's Section of Public Utility, Communications, and Transportation Law Annual ReportRecent Development in Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Industries2011
ABA's Section of Public Utility, Communications, and Transportation Law Annual ReportRecent Development in Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Industries2010
Proceedings of the Annual Institute of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, Vol. 50The Answer, My Friend, is Blowing in the Wind: Wind Power -- the Renewable Energy2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1978
Columbia UniversityEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1974
Pratt InstituteArchitectureUnknownN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
LES Annual Meeting“From Idea to Innovative Partnership — How to Prepare for Successful Results and Establish the Right Model” (Panelist)2011
State Incentives for Renewable Energy"Renewable Portfolio Standards"2010
Minimising Contractual Risks in Construction Projects“Prosperous Projects: From Negotiation to Completion Without Disputes”2008
Tech Valley Energy ForumThe Value of Intellectual Property2007
CanWEA Annual Meeting“Building Win/Win Wind (Or, What Goes Around, Comes Around)”2005
Annual Institute of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation“The Answer, My Friend, Is Blowing In The Wind: Wind Power -- The Renewable Energy”2004