Mark J. Riedy, a Member in the Corporate & Securities Section and Energy & Clean Technology Practice at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., has been named in the “Top 100 People in Bioenergy” for 2011-2012 by Biofuels Digest. Biofuels Digest, a leading industry publication, based its rankings on votes submitted both by readers and the Digest’s editorial board.
In his more than 35 years of practice, Mr. Riedy has represented clients in domestic and international corporate finance matters, including energy and infrastructure, project development and debt and equity financing, mergers and acquisitions, technology outsourcing, investment fund structuring, venture capital structuring, and regulatory and legislative issues. He also has represented clients in international disputes before U.S. and foreign agencies, dealing with matters such as anti-dumping, export controls, sanctions, and anti-bribery. He has counseled renewable and conventional energy and infrastructure clients doing business in more than 50 countries.
Mr. Riedy is one of the founders and general counsel of the American Council On Renewable Energy (ACORE), the largest domestic and international association of renewable energy and clean tech businesses. Over the years, he has lead the DC Technology Funders, a monthly breakfast meeting which brings together up to 40 venture capital and private equity funders for presentations by new clean tech companies seeking funding. Additionally, Mr. Riedy has served as general counsel and a longtime board member (currently board member emeritus) for the US-India Business Council, the largest U.S.-India business association, general counsel of the Clean Fuels Development Coalition and he is Vice Chairman of the American Bar Association's Project Finance Committee.
He received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center.
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