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Sutherland’s New Blog Captures Cutting-Edge Developments in Coop Industry

May 23, 2011

ATLANTA (May 23, 2011) – To streamline critical information in the electric cooperative industry, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP has launched This innovative resource fills a void by providing instant access to breaking legal issues, industry developments and news affecting cooperatives across the nation.

“Sutherland has been working with electric cooperatives since 1975 addressing significant challenges and capturing promising opportunities," said Sutherland Partner Herbert J. Short, Energy and Environmental Practice Group Leader. “We identified a real need in the industry for a central source of information. provides daily information that impacts the industry. Cooperative stakeholders are now just one click away from cutting-edge news that affects their businesses." is updated daily by Sutherland attorneys who have a comprehensive understanding of the industry and recognize the issues and needs of cooperative stakeholders. The blog will focus on a broad range of topics including but not limited to: project development, litigation, legislative & politics, renewable energy, grid & infrastructure, environmental, regulation & policy, financing, innovation/efficiency, rates, and technology. 

Sutherland’s 35-year-old electric cooperatives practice is nationally recognized and highly regarded both for its legal capabilities and its understanding of electric cooperatives and the industry. The work spans a broad spectrum of legal needs and intersects with virtually all legal practice areas.

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Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to a significant number of Fortune 100 companies.

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