Davis's Robert J. Munnelly, Jr. Re-Elected To Northeast Energy And Commerce Association Board


Robert J. Munnelly, Jr.

Robert J. Munnelly, Jr., a shareholder at the Boston law firm of Davis Malm, has been re-elected to the Northeast Energy and Commerce Association, Inc. (NECA) Board of Directors for 2020. As a director, Mr. Munnelly will continue to help advance NECA’s mission through new member outreach and by educating the Board and the association’s 1,250 members on commercial and regulatory developments in the competitive retail electric and gas markets across New England. Mr. Munnelly has been actively involved in NECA since 2001 and will continue to serve as co-chair of NECA’s Retail Markets Committee, a position he has held since 2014. Since fall 2019, he has also been serving on the new NECA special committee to develop a strategic plan for NECA’s next five-year period.

Mr. Munnelly is a regulatory lawyer with extensive experience handling legal issues faced by clients in highly regulated industries. He represents competitive energy and communications companies nationally, and routinely represents clients in a wide range of regulatory issues. Mr. Munnelly has covered every aspect of New England regulations for electricity, communications, natural gas and water clients, from obtaining utility commission and local licenses to ensuring ongoing compliance with state, local and federal laws. He also represents clients in data security matters and in the emerging Massachusetts adult-use cannabis market.

Founded in 1985, NECA is New England's largest non-profit competitive power trade association. Serving the electric power industry, its mission is to promote a reliable, environmentally responsible and cost-effective regional power supply, including innovative demand-side initiatives and renewable energy.

About Davis Malm

Founded in 1979, Davis Malm is a premier full-service, Boston-based business law firm that represents local, national and global businesses, institutions and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries. Clients rely on Davis Malm’s attorneys to efficiently deliver successful results through direct partner involvement, responsive client service, and creative and strategic problem solving. Their attorneys practice at the top level of the profession and possess the agility necessary to handle any issues that arise during the course of a matter. Davis Malm is a member of the International Lawyers Network, representing Massachusetts and northern New England. This membership enables the firm to offer high-quality, efficient services to clients doing business globally.

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