California Center for Sustainable Energy retains Higgs Fletcher & Mack as outside General Counsel
Selection comes on heels of firm’s formation of Environmental Law practice group
CCSE is an independent, nonprofit organization headquartered in San Diego with the primary mission of accelerating the adoption of clean and efficient energy solutions. For more than 15 years, CCSE has worked with policy makers, public agencies, local governments, utilities, businesses and consumers to deliver integrated solutions through education, market facilitation and policy innovation.
CCSE earns most of its funding by delivering programs directed by state and federal agencies, including the California Public Utilities Commission, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board and the Department of Energy. CCSE currently manages more than 34 active programs with a 2012 operating budget of more than $14 million.
Higgs’ Partner, Greg Pyke, spearheaded the engagement with the help of fellow partner Jon Grissom and the assistance of other partners and associates of the firm. “We are honored to have been selected to provide CCSE’s legal representation,”
Pyke will be the overall Team Leader for CCSE with Jon Grissom as the Assistant Team Leader. Other Higgs attorneys that will assist with work on behalf of CCSE include: Steve Cologne, Michael Gibson, Alexis Gutierrez, Michael Hoisington, Tim Konold, Mike Madgett, Cynthia Morgan, Catherine Morrison, Julian Myers, Charles Reidelbach, Mary Robberson and Tim Waters.
About Higgs Fletcher & Mack
Higgs Fletcher & Mack is a multiservice law firm that serves the diverse people and industries that call San Diego home. For more than 70 years, the firm has worked tirelessly with companies and individuals that need legal counsel and representation in and out of the courtroom. Higgs Fletcher & Mack’s more than 65 attorneys have experience in multiple fields of law, and its internal network of legal professionals frequently coordinate in practice area groups that have multidisciplinary dimensions, helping clients make a more informed decision. The firm is actively recruiting partner-level talent in complimentary practice areas to provide legal expertise in the San Diego region and beyond. More information is available at www.higgslaw.com.
The California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) helps residents, businesses and public agencies save energy, manage their energy use and generate their own power through a variety of rebate, technical assistance and education programs. CCSE works to accelerate the adoption of clean and efficient energy solutions via consumer education, market facilitation and policy innovation. For more information and workshop listings, visit www.energycenter.org or call 866-723-6374.