SOURCE: Mowrey Meezan Coddington Cloud LLP

Mowrey Meezan Coddington Cloud LLP

January 27, 2010 12:13 ET

New Environmental and Climate Change Law Firm Announced by Former Alston & Bird Partners

ATLANTA, GA and WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - January 27, 2010) - Bob Mowrey, Dave Meezan, Kipp Coddington and Doug Cloud are pleased to announce the formation today of a new law firm in Atlanta and Washington, DC. The firm of Mowrey Meezan Coddington Cloud LLP (M2C2) is now open to assist clients who face complex environmental, climate change and energy challenges.

The firm's founding partners have worked together as a team at Alston & Bird LLP (A&B), boasting a combined 60+ years of Am Law 100 experience. Each partner is nationally recognized for his expertise in environmental, climate change or energy issues.

--  Bob Mowrey chaired two practice groups at A&B, playing a key role
    developing that firm's reputation for environmental services, and has a
    leading position on emerging issues surrounding climate change.   In
    addition to listings in Chambers USA, Bob has been recognized in Best
    Lawyers in America, Who's Who Legal, The Legal 500, and Lawdragon.
--  Dave Meezan is a former chair of the Georgia State Bar Environmental
    Section and has been recognized in Chambers USA and as a Georgia Super 
    Lawyers "rising star."  Dave has handled major environmental litigation and
    regulatory matters as well as domestic and international climate change and
    hazardous materials transportation issues
--  Kipp Coddington is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Chambers USA
    as a leading climate and energy lawyer.  Kipp has advised clients on a wide
    range of climate change policy issues and has represented international
    carbon funds on transactions driven by carbon credits.
--  Doug Cloud defends clients in federal and state enforcement
    proceedings and helps manage environmental issues in corporate and real
    estate transactions.  Doug is particularly sought after for his Clean Air
    and hazardous site and brownfields redevelopment solutions.  He has been
    recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA, and Who's Who Legal.

"We formed this venture to provide clients with focused entrepreneurial legal services on cutting-edge environmental, climate change, and energy issues," said Bob Mowrey. "The legal market has changed significantly over the past several years, and we took this step to maximize our ability to meet and exceed our clients' needs and expectations," he added. Kipp Coddington, who leads the firm's DC office, remarked, "We are in an unprecedented environment of change on issues such as clean coal, energy policy and international and domestic climate policy, and this platform will blend a high degree of sophistication, focus and teamwork on these and related topics. We will provide capabilities and service that are second to none."

M2C2 offers the sophistication of a major law firm while providing clients a nimble, entrepreneurial approach. The partners of M2C2 are dedicated to providing exceptional client service with direct partner involvement, and a business model that recognizes the evolving market for delivery of high-end legal services from a reduced cost platform.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please call
    Bob Mowrey

    Kipp Coddington