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Energy & Sustainability Client Feature: Mintz’s Ben Stone Speaks with Solstice Co-founders Steph Speirs and Sandhya Murali

This month, we are pleased to feature a podcast with Mintz corporate attorney Ben Stone and Solstice co-founders Steph Speirs and Sandhya Murali. Solstice, a start-up company that strives to increase solar energy accessibility throughout the United States, is entering its fifth year in the solar energy industry. With a mission-driven team dedicated to protecting our planet, Solstice has helped people save thousands of dollars while converting their homes to renewable energy. The innovative approach to solar energy attainability has provided the energy community with a new glimpse at the crossroads between technology, advocacy and accessibility.

Ben Stone covers an array of topics in his discussion with Speirs and Murali, touching upon their journey into the entrepreneurial world and their experiences as female leaders of a start-up company. As Solstice has introduced many changes to the solar energy field, Speirs and Murali have relied upon their guiding values and innovative partnerships to navigate the many challenges and opportunities that have arisen.


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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.