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Energy & Sustainability Connections Newsletter – June 2019

A Note from the Editors

Energy & Sustainability Connections brings the latest developments in energy investing, legal insights, company activity, and industry events straight to your inbox. This month's edition includes:

  • Special Announcement: Mintz Continues to Expand Project Development & Finance Team. Read here.
  • Legal Feature: Sustainable Investing Will Change the World. Read here.
  • M&A Activity: Read the latest round of M&A activity in the energy and sustainability space. Read here.
  • Washington Updates Read the latest energy policy updates coming out of the Capitol, including bipartisan efforts on temporary tax policy, a request by the Democratic Party for EPA documents on the agency’s fuel economy rollback, and new legislation. Read here.
  • Event Highlights: Don’t miss this month’s exciting events, including the Classy Collaborative 2019 and Big Path Capital’s Impact Capitalism Summit Nantucket. View here.

We would also like to remind our readers that you can always ask us anything at We built the MintzEdge website as a resource for entrepreneurs and investors, and hope that all of you take advantage of the site and see how it can help you.



Special Announcement: Mintz Continues to Expand Project Development & Finance Team

Legal Feature: Sustainable Investing Will Change the World

M&A Activity

Washington Updates

Event Highlights


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Thomas R. Burton, III

Member / Chair, Energy & Sustainability Practice

Tom Burton has helped to shape the clean energy industry by drawing on his passion for innovation. As a Mintz attorney, Tom counsels investors, entrepreneurs, and Fortune 100 companies. He also guides start-up organizations and accelerators to foster the next generation of energy leaders.

Sahir Surmeli

Member / Co-chair, Energy & Sustainability Practice

Sahir Surmeli is a Mintz business counselor who advises companies, boards, entrepreneurs, investment banks, and venture and private equity investors as they build and grow companies. He handles public offerings, 144A and private financings, acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships.