Principal Geoffrey M. Gay Elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Lloyd Gosselink Rochelle & Townsend, P.C. is pleased to announce that our Principal, Geoffrey M. Gay has been elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation is an honorary organization of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose careers have demonstrated exemplary dedication to the highest principals of the legal profession, their commitment to the welfare of society, and the support for the ideals, objectives, and work of the American Bar Foundation. Membership is limited to only one percent of lawyers licensed to practice in each jurisdiction. Geoffrey was nominated by his peers and elected by the Board of the American Bar Foundation.
Geoffrey is a principal in the Energy and Utility Practice Group. He has represented cities and coalitions of local governments on utility, energy and franchise matters for over 40 years. He serves as General Counsel to Texas Coalition for Affordable Power, which secures electric energy in the retail market for over 165 political subdivisions. He also serves as General Counsel to coalitions of cities that negotiate with, and litigate against, gas and electric utilities. His client base includes energy and utility representation for more than 300 Texas cities. He is a former Director of the Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel, a state agency charged with representing residential utility consumers.
About the American Bar Foundation
Founded in 1952 by the American Bar Association, the American Bar Foundation (ABF) is among the world’s leading research institutes for the empirical and interdisciplinary study of law. An independent, nonprofit organization for more than 60 years, the ABF seeks to advance the understanding and improvement of law through research projects of unmatched scale and quality on the most pressing issues facing the legal system in the United States and the world. The ABF’s mission is to expand knowledge and advance justice through innovative, interdisciplinary, and rigorous empirical research on law, legal processes, and legal institutions. To learn more about ABF, visit their website at www.americanbarfoundation.org