SOURCE: Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc.

Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc.

December 21, 2009 09:30 ET

AEHI Retains JSBarkats PLLC, a Wall Street Experienced Corporate and Securities Law Firm

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - December 21, 2009) - Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc.(PINKSHEETS: AEHI) announces that it has retained the services of Mr. Sunny J. Barkats, Esq., a PIPE and APO experienced attorney and the founding partner of JSBarkats PLLC, who is leading the Securities/Capital Markets group at the New York office. JSBarkats acts as the Company's general counsel and helps represent AEHI in all aspects of the Company's SEC compliance and securities legal work as well as helps with structuring future financing for the Company. Mr. Barkats recently introduced AEHI to a fund, with which the Company discussed the opportunity for a potential financing as potential fundamental investors, providing the Company with legal services and opening doors on Wall Street.

Don Gillispie, AEHI Chairman and CEO, said, "Working with individuals of this caliber will only serve to elevate our company's profile in the investor community. JSBarkats brings a level of experience and insight into the capital markets that should be extremely beneficial to Alternate Energy and its shareholders."

About JSBarkats PLLC, and Mr. Barkats (

Sunny J. Barkats, Esq., is a seasoned corporate and securities practitioner specializing in the PIPE and APO industry. His principal experience has been in private placements, mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, SEC compliance, public offerings, general 1933 and 1934 Act matters and strategic business relationships, he is the partner responsible for building and growing the Securities/Capital Markets practice group in the New York office of JSBarkats PLLC, an innovative dynamic full service law firm with more than 10 attorneys headquartered in the heart of Manhattan's Financial District, and with affiliated offices in Israel, and France. Mr. Barkats principally represents publicly traded emerging growth and established companies, both domestic and foreign, in a wide variety of industries, particularly in the Defense and the "green" technology industries. He also represents investment banking institutions, high net worth individuals and other investors. Mr. Barkats is a frequent speaker and wrote articles in various editorials and professional publications on Banking, Securities and Capital Markets law topics.

About Alternate Energy Holdings, Inc. (

Alternate Energy Holdings develops and markets innovative clean energy sources. The company is the nation's only publicly traded independent nuclear power plant developer willing to build power plants in non-nuclear states. Other projects include, Energy Neutral which removes energy demands from homes and businesses (, Colorado Energy Park (nuclear and solar generation), and International Reactors, which assists developing countries with nuclear reactors for power generation, production of potable water and other suitable applications. Also, AEHI China, headquartered in Beijing, develops joint ventures to produce nuclear plant components and consults on nuclear power.

Safe Harbor Statement: This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Sections 27A & 21E of the amended Securities and Exchange Acts of 1933-34, which are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. Although AEHI believes that the assumptions underlying the forward-looking statements contained herein are reasonable, there can be no assurance that these statements included in this press release will prove accurate. As a result, investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements.

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