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Couch White Names Amanda De Vito Trinsey and Kevin M. Lang Co-Chairs of Firm’s Renowned Energy Practice

Feb 7, 2024

Couch White, LLP has announced that Amanda De Vito Trinsey and Kevin Lang have been named co-chairs of the Energy Practice Group. The firm’s energy practice is helping to transform the industry, representing key players and large-scale energy projects and developments in New York, Connecticut and throughout the Northeast. Ms. Trinsey and Mr. Lang bring more than 40 years of combined experience, leading the energy practice into the future.

“Amanda and Kevin are a dynamic pair that are expertly poised to lead the firm’s energy practice group. Their combined experience supports the continued growth of the practice group as New York State continues to rapidly work toward its ambitious clean energy goals. I am excited to usher in this next chapter of the firm,” said Bob Loughney, Managing Partner at Couch White.

Ms. Trinsey has distinguished herself as a leader in the firm, where she has been providing counsel to clients for over a decade. Amanda’s practice is focused on advising businesses and organizations  on matters across the energy spectrum, including utility ratemaking, matters before federal and state regulatory agencies, economic development, design and operation of wholesale markets for energy, installed capacity, ancillary services, and transmission services, public policy development and implementation, and judicial proceedings.  Her clients include the City of New York, Fortune 500 companies, commercial and industrial trade associations, and electricity and natural gas suppliers.

Mr. Lang is widely recognized for his regulatory expertise and is frequently called upon to handle complex matters. He represents governmental, institutional, and private clients on a wide variety of energy and utility matters, including state and federal regulatory matters, public policy development and implementation, generation and transmission siting, project development, asset acquisitions and other transactions, interconnection matters, judicial proceedings, and more.  His clients have included the City of New York, State University of New York,  public authorities, utilities, Fortune 500 companies, universities, generation, transmission, and energy storage owners and developers, financial institutions, and energy service companies.  Prior to joining Couch White, Mr. Lang’s experience included serving as a Managing Attorney at the New York State Department of Public Service.

Ms. Trinsey and Mr. Lang are both graduates of Albany Law School.

Couch White is a recognized leader in energy law with an established regional, national and international client base that includes Fortune 500 companies, municipalities, public authorities, renewable resource and transmission developers, major energy users, and financial institutions. The firm represents clients on a wide variety of legal, regulatory, contractual and policy matters concerning electricity, natural gas and steam generation, delivery and consumption.

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About Couch White LLP: Couch White, LLP is the preeminent full-service business law firm in Albany, New York. Servicing Fortune 500 companies, multi-national corporations, and small businesses, the firm specializes in the practice areas of Energy, Renewable Energy Transactions, Environmental, Corporate and Commercial Transactions, Real Estate, Construction, Commercial and Complex Litigation and Trust & Estate Planning & Administration. With additional offices in New York City, Saratoga Springs, NY, and Hartford, CT, Couch White provides unparalleled expertise and cost-effective legal representation, producing creative, ethical and desirable solutions for its broad base of clients.