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Energy & Sustainability Client Award Spotlight — ZwitterCo

We are excited to share that ZwitterCo, a start-up company harnessing the properties of zwitterions — molecules with an equal number of positively- and negatively-charged groups — to create robust polymeric membranes for industrial applications, received the 2023 Breakthrough Technology Company of the Year award, one of the 2023 Global Water Awards. The award recognizes an early-stage technology company that made the most impressive breakthrough into the global water technology market in 2022.

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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.