Kenneth G. Hurwitz Elected to ABA Post

August 04, 2005

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Kenneth G. Hurwitz, Partner in the Haynes and Boone, LLP Washington, D.C. office, has been elected to the Council of the Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice of the American Bar Association.

Mr. Hurwitz fills a vacancy on the Council, which helps administer the activities of the larger ABA Section charged with promoting sound development of local, state and federal administrative law, procedure and practice. The Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice also seeks improvements in administrative agencies and government personnel procedures, while helping to produce and disseminate research helpful in the practice of administrative law.

The new ABA responsibilities for Mr. Hurwitz are on top of his continued role as co-chair of the section’s Energy Committee, which he has held for five years.

At Haynes and Boone, Mr. Hurwitz conducts an active energy practice and serves as a Practice Group Leader of the Energy and Power Practice Group. He represents a diverse clientele in the electricity and natural gas industries.

He is a former Executive Director of the Maryland Public Service Commission, and has more than 25 years experience in front of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, numerous state utility commissions and federal appellate courts.

Haynes and Boone, LLP is an international law firm with 10 offices throughout Texas, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Moscow and New York, and provides a full spectrum of legal services to clients around the world. With more than 450 attorneys, Haynes and Boone is ranked among the largest law firms in the nation by National Law Journal.  The firm has been recognized as one of the "20 Best Law Firms to Work For" (Vault.com, 2004), one of the “Best Corporate Law Firms in America” (Corporate Board Member Magazine, 2001-2004) and has received the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2002 Thomas L. Sager Award for commitment to diversity.

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