WASHINGTON (August 5, 2010) – Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP announces David L. Wochner, Counsel, has been selected as one of the best LGBT attorneys under the age of 40 by the National LGBT Bar Association.
“We are proud of David and celebrate this recognition," said Sutherland’s Director of Diversity Valerie A. Jackson. “David has a thriving practice and, despite his busy schedule, he takes the time to mentor younger attorneys from diverse backgrounds. He is a leader at Sutherland and within the greater legal community."
Mr. Wochner is a member of Sutherland’s Energy and Environmental Practice Group and focuses his practice on regulatory, policy and transactional issues related to a broad range of energy and environmental matters. He is the co-founder of the LNG Law Blog, a leading industry source for North American LNG news, and the co-founder of, and regular contributor to, the Offshore Energy Law Blog, a leading industry source focusing on issues at the intersection of offshore energy and federal policy, regulation and politics. As a member of the Campaign Board of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund, a national organization focused on electing LGBT leaders to federal, state and local public office, Mr. Wochner helps support LGBT candidates to become leaders in government and the faces and voices of communities around the nation.
“David adds value to our Energy and Environmental Practice Group and firm by supporting our clients and understanding their businesses," said Energy and Environmental Practice Group Leader Herbert J. Short, Jr. “His passion for the law is evident in how he practices law and mentors others.
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