Kevin Lipson Joins Venable's Regulatory Practice in Washington, DC

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WASHINGTON, DC (March 13, 2019) – Venable LLP is pleased to announce that Kevin J. Lipson has joined the firm as a partner in the Regulatory Practice in the Washington, DC office. Mr. Lipson, who has a national reputation as an energy lawyer, joins Venable after 26 years at Hogan Lovells.

Mr. Lipson has represented major companies in the natural gas, power, and renewable industries. During his tenure at Hogan, he served as the practice head of the Energy Practice and global co-head of the Energy Practice. He also founded and was the chair of the firm's Global Energy Summit. Mr. Lipson's practice has evolved over time, and he now represents the estate of the iconic American pop artist, Robert Indiana, the creator of the world famous LOVE sculptures and other major works.

Commenting on his move to Venable, Mr. Lipson said, "The confluence of outstanding litigation capability and unparalleled depth in protection of fine art intellectual property made this an easy choice for me. Venable is well positioned to protect the legacy of Robert Indiana and his estate. And the culture here is collaborative and very client oriented. I couldn't be more excited."

Lawrence H. Gesner, co-managing partner of Venable said, "Kevin has had an outstanding practice in the energy sector throughout the years and is well respected in that industry. As his career has evolved to include a fine arts practice, Kevin has become a perfect fit for Venable, where we have long maintained an exceptional practice in that area."

Mr. Lipson has a J.D. from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 1980 and a B.A. from George Washington University, 1977.


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