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Birmingham Business Journal Featured Balch’s Growing Energy Practice and New Partner Josh Bell

Balch’s Energy Practice was featured in the Birmingham Business Journal following the announcement of Josh Bell, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and member of the Energy Practice. 

In the article, Dan McCrary, partner in the firm’s Birmingham office and chair of the Energy Practice, discussed the evolving energy sector that is fueling the growth of Balch’s Energy Practice. Dan discussed the need for the firm to continually recruit legal talent to serve clients utilizing both existing and emerging technologies in a changing energy marketplace.

Josh Bell joins Balch’s Energy Practice following more than a decade serving as in-house counsel in the energy and construction sectors, working on power generation and commercial transactions. Josh’s practice will focus on representing utilities and other energy companies in regulatory and transactional matters. He is recognized for his ability to navigate critical and complex negotiations and experience drafting a wide array of contracts. Over his career, Josh has worked on diverse energy-related transactions and advised on emerging projects, such as battery storage, grid integration, and engineering.