Pensacola – May 20, 2021– Beggs & Lane, R.L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Steve Griffin and Ed Holland have both been awarded top rankings in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA for their expertise in the areas of Energy and Natural Resources law. Published annually, the Chambers USA guide identifies the nation’s top law firms and attorneys through rigorous research and in-depth client interviews. Rankings are assessed on legal knowledge, experience, ability, effectiveness and client service, in addition to the strength and depth of a firm’s practice. 2021 marks the first time that Chambers USA has developed rankings for Energy and Natural Resources practitioners in the State of Florida.
Founded in 1883, Beggs & Lane has counseled clients on matters pertaining to Energy and Natural Resources for over a century.
Steve heads the firm’s Energy and Public Utilities practice group. He represents public utilities, developers, independent power producers, and providers of electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Steve has served in leadership roles on a wide array of renewable energy initiatives, including utility-scale battery storage projects, utility-scale solar facilities, and large-scale wind power purchase arrangements. He has substantial experience developing and negotiating power purchase agreements, engineering, procurement and construction agreements, requests for proposals, and long-term service agreements. Steve also regularly represents clients in transactions and administrative regulatory proceedings before the Florida Public Service Commission.
Ed rejoined the firm in 2018 and brings a wealth of experience in the Energy and Natural Resources sectors. Prior to rejoining Beggs & Lane, Ed served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel to Southern Company, President, CEO and Chairman of Mississippi Power Company, President and CEO of Southern Company Holdings, and Executive Vice President of Southern Company Services.
For more information about Chambers’ rankings, visit The Rankings Explained – Chambers and Partners | Researching Outstanding Lawyers Globally | chambers.com.