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The Gordon & Rees Energy Infrastructure Group is nationally recognized in providing regulatory, environmental, legislative and litigation services in connection with the construction, permitting, operation and maintenance of natural gas and liquid pipelines.  The Group assists in all phases of the project, including, without limitation, researching titles, obtaining survey access through agreements or litigation, securing required federal, state and local permits, litigating appeals of permits in the United States Courts of Appeals and administrative agencies, obtaining possession through easement negotiation or litigation, litigating valuations, and addressing any conflicts between states/local regulations and federal law.

The Group has been lead counsel in a number of pipeline infrastructure projects in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky, and has litigated several precedent setting eminent domain and preemption cases.

The Group is led by Jim Messenger and Greg Brunton, and includes attorneys with extensive backgrounds in environmental and construction law.

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