John Clancy, Madison

Partner, Godfrey & Kahn | Madison

John Clancy is a partner at the law firm Godfrey and Kahn. John provides environmental and energy-related services to a wide variety of entities, including industrial, commercial, tribal, municipal and trade association clients. In the environmental arena, John has represented clients with respect to a variety of traditional environmental issues, including brownfield redevelopment, mining and mining waste matters, solid waste landfill sitings, solid and hazardous waste site closure and site remediations, and has provided National Environmental Policy Act, Superfund, RCRA, Clean Water Act, and Clean Air Act counseling and litigation services. John received the 2004 Leader in Law award from the Wisconsin Law Journal for his successful representation of the Forest County Potawatomi Community with respect to their opposition of the proposed Crandon Mine.

John’s energy-related work includes advice regarding funding opportunities for renewable energy and large energy-efficiency projects, the siting of renewable and traditional energy facilities, negotiation of power purchase agreements, purchases and sales of energy facilities, certification and transfers of renewable energy credits, negotiation of co-generation facility agreements, land use disputes regarding the siting of transmission lines and related facilities, negotiation of individualized energy tariffs, intervention in regulatory rate cases and advice regarding tribal energy issues and development.