Phillips Lytle Partner and Team Leader of the firm’s Environmental Practice, David P. Flynn, was recognized, for the second year in a row, as a power leader on City & State’s 2022 Energy & Environment Power 100 list. Ranking at #68, Mr. Flynn has been identified as a key player in New York who is helping to reshape the energy industry and rescue our environment.
Mr. Flynn is one of Buffalo’s top energy and environmental attorneys and serves as a prolific public face of Phillips Lytle, hosting webinar discussions on clean energy and writing articles for a variety of publications. He concentrates his practice on regulatory compliance consultations and brownfield redevelopment. He was involved in the first successful conversion of a former industrial brownfield into a modern manufacturing facility in New York State.
In addition, Mr. Flynn advises clients on business development issues and the regulation of energy before state and federal authorities. He also advises clients on the development and siting of renewable energy, merchant power generating facilities, licensing of hydropower projects, and drafting and negotiating Payment in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) agreements associated with solar and wind projects and related advice regarding the New York Real Property Tax Law 487 tax exemption.