New York, NY (PressExposure) April 28, 2011 -- The Ocean & Offshore Energy Projects and Policy Blog, created and written by Jennifer Simon Lento, has been selected by LexisNexis as one of the Top 50 Environmental Law and Climate Change Blogs for 2011. The blog analyzes United States Ocean and Offshore Renewable Energy Law, Policy and Development.
In its choice of Ms. Simon Lento's blog, LexisNexis issued the following statement: "The Top 50 Blogs for the Environmental Law & Climate Change Community recognizes preeminent thought leaders in the blogosphere and creates an invaluable content aggregate for all segments of the environmental law and climate change practice. Most good blogs provide frequent posts on timely topics, but the authors in this year's collective take their blogs to a different level by providing insightful commentary that demonstrates how blogs can-and do-impact the practice of environmental and climate change law.
These top blogs offer some of the best writing out there. They contain a wealth of information for all segments of the environmental law and climate change industry, and include timely news items, expert analysis, practice tips, frequent postings and helpful links to other sites and sources. These blogs also show us how environmental and climate change issues interact with politics and culture. These sites also demonstrate the power of the blogsphere, by providing a collective example of how bloggers can-and do-impact and influence the law and business in the environmental and climate change arena."
Jennifer E. Simon Lento is an associate in the Environmental Department at the Philadelphia office of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel. She assists clients to comply with environmental laws and regulations and handles environmental aspects of business transactions and energy projects. Her experience includes advising clients on project permitting and strategy as well as advocating for clients in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies.
Ms. Simon Lento has also developed expertise in cutting edge ocean-based alternative energy generation projects with an emphasis on state and federal permitting and project strategy for offshore wind and hydrokinetic energy projects.
Founded in Philadelphia in 1904, Obermayer is one of the region's most respected law firms. Throughout Its history, it has provided comprehensive legal services to a diverse client base, including Fortune 500 corporations, technology companies, prominent regional businesses, banks, insurance and lending institutions, hospital and physician groups, charitable and non-profit institutions, municipalities, public utilities, fiduciaries and individuals.
The firm, based in Philadelphia, comprises more than 125 lawyers. In addition to its primary office in Philadelphia, the firm has offices in Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Altoona, and Berwyn, Pennsylvania; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and affiliated offices in Denver, Colorado; and New York City. Obermayer's commitment to public service and quality legal representation has been a cornerstone of the firm, which remains deeply involved in charitable, cultural and civic organizations as well as in many professional associations. The firm's website is http://www.obermayer.com