Barry Needleman and Viggo Fish to Present on an EBC Ascending Professionals Webinar

Attorneys Barry Needleman and Viggo Fish will participate in the Environmental Business Council of New England’s Ascending Professionals Webinar entitled, “Preparing for and Presenting Expert Witness Testimony in Environmental Lawsuits and Regulatory Proceedings,” on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Viggo will moderate the and Barry Needleman will be part of a panel that also includes:

  • Nikki Delude Roy, Vice President, Verdantas
  • Sherrie Trefry,CSS, Energy Market Leader, VHB
  • Robert Varney, President, Normandeau Associates
  • Matthew Waldrip, Supervisor – Licensing & Permitting, Eversource Energy

Barry is the firm’s Managing Director and has almost 30 years of experience handling environmental and energy matters for regional and national clients. He does a substantial amount of energy facility siting work, primarily before the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee, on numerous types of projects ranging from fossil and renewable generation, to electric and gas transmission. He has experience litigating a variety of environmental cases in state and federal courts such as insurance and third-party cost recovery claims at former manufactured gas plants and the defense of State-wide MTBE contamination claims. He also litigates administrative matters before state appellate councils regarding permit appeals under various environmental programs. He regularly represents clients in environmental matters involving permitting, compliance counseling, and defense of administrative and judicial enforcement actions. Barry chairs McLane Middleton’s Energy Practice Group. He can be reached at the firm’s Manchester office at (603) 628-4407 or

Viggo is a member of the firm’s Administrative Law Department where he maintains a diverse environmental and energy regulatory and litigation practice.  His practice involves representation of clients in energy and environmental permitting, including permitting of energy facilities before the New Hampshire Site Evaluation Committee, environmental enforcement and litigation and compliance counseling involving the broad range of State, federal and local environmental laws.  Viggo has experience representing clients before State agencies, boards, commissions, the State environmental appeals councils, and in both State and federal courts.  He successfully represented a major solid waste management company in an appeal of its solid waste facility permit before the New Hampshire Waste Management Council.  Viggo also represents clients before State licensing boards. He can be reached at the firm’s Concord office at (603) 230-4412 or

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