Third Annual Energy Industry Update

Omni William Penn
530 William Penn Place • Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Please join Blank Rome LLP and Blank Rome Government Relations, LLC for our Third Energy Industry Update during which General Counsel from the Energy Industry, Industry Experts, Legislative Advisors, and Blank Rome Energy attorneys will discuss critical issues and matters affecting the Energy Industry.

Our Panels include:

  • Federal & State Legislative Update: Analysis and Perspective for 2017 and Beyond
  • Power & Pipeline Development in 2017: A Difficult Landscape
  • Significant Decisions & Developments in Energy Litigation – What a Year
  • General Counsel Panel: Impact of the Trump Administration’s Policies on Energy Development and Corporate Strategy
  • Cybersecurity: The Evolving Cyber Crisis and How to Protect Your Energy Enterprise: A Conversation with a Former Top Senior CIA Cyber Ops Officer

Keynote speaker to be announced.


  • John C. Ale
    Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Southwestern Energy
  • Cole DeLancey
    Counsel – North Region, Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation
  • Tim Frazier
    Principal, TAFrazier LLC and Former Senior Department of Energy Official
  • Lisa C. McManus, Esquire
    Vice President, Legal & General Counsel, Pennsylvania General Energy Co., LLC
  • Dr. Keith Naughton
    Principal, Silent Majority Strategies, LLC
  • Jonathan Odell
    Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Competitive Power Ventures, Inc.
  • Jerald Sussman
    Former Senior Technical Intelligence Officer assigned to the Information Operations Center within the National Clandestine Service of the CIA
  • Amy Barrette
    Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Susan L. Bickley
    Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Jennifer J. Daniels
    Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Margaret Anne Hill
    Partner and Chair, Environmental, Energy, and Mass Torts Practice Group, Blank Rome LLP
  • Michael L. Krancer
    Senior Counsel, Blank Rome LLP, Principal, Blank Rome Government Relations LLC, Principal and Co-Founder, Silent Majority Strategies, LLC
  • Sophia Lee
    Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Christopher A. Lewis
    Partner and Chief Officer of Diversity and Inclusion, Blank Rome LLP
  • Frederick M. Lowther
    Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Joseph P. McMonigle
    Principal, Blank Rome Government Relations LLC, Department of Energy Vice Chairman, Board of Governors, International Energy Agency
  • Jeremy A. Mercer
    Partner, Blank Rome LLP
  • Frank L. Tamulonis III
    Associate, Blank Rome LLP
  • C.J. Zane
    Managing Principal, Blank Rome Government Relations LLC

Registration, Networking, and Lunch begin at 11:30 AM
Energy Industry Program begins at Noon
Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, and Networking to follow the Energy Industry Briefing at 5:15 PM

Please click here to register

Please contact Nicole Benner at 215.988.3072 or with any questions.

* This program is anticipated to be accredited for 4 substantive CLE credits in PA, NJ, and NY.