Steven V. Camerino Named Concord’s Lawyer of the Year for Energy Law

McLane’s Energy Law Group Also Top-Listed in New Hampshire

McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton, Professional Association is proud to announce that Woodward/White’s The Best Lawyers in America has named Steve Camerino as the Concord’s Energy Lawyer of the Year for 2012.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 18th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2012) is based on more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

After more than a quarter of a century in publication, Best Lawyers is designating “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is being honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”

As Director & Chair of McLane’s Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications Group, Steve has extensive experience representing utilities in the gas, electric, and water industries. He has also represented numerous merchant generators and commercial and industrial customers with regard to project development and competitive energy market issues.

He is a member of the Business & Industry Association of New Hampshire’s Energy and Regulated Utilities Committee, and has served on the boards of numerous community and other non-profit boards, including those dealing with economic development and low income issues.

Steve received his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law in 1983 and his B.A. from Dartmouth College in 1980.

He resides in Concord.

Steven Naifeh, President of Best Lawyers, says, “We continue to believe – as we have believed for more than 25 years – that recognition by one’s peers is the most meaningful form of praise in the legal profession. We would like to congratulate Steve Camerino on being selected as Concord’s ‘Best Lawyers Energy Lawyer of the Year’ for 2012.”

McLane’s Energy Law Group topped the state ranking with 3 attorneys being recognized by their peers as Best Lawyers.

About the McLane Law Firm

Founded in 1919, the McLane Law Firm is the largest full-service law firm in the state of New Hampshire, with offices in Manchester, Concord and Portsmouth, as well as Woburn, Massachusetts.  Driven by the firm’s depth of sophisticated legal expertise and an unwavering commitment to client service, McLane has built collaborative and lasting relationships with a broad spectrum of domestic and international clients.