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Cliona M. Robb now serves as chair of the Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority. The Authority facilitates and promotes solar growth in Virginia and supports entities that partner or collaborate on renewable energy projects. It was created by the General Assembly in 2015 and is housed within the Commonwealth’s Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. Robb is a partner at Christian & Barton and chair of the firm’s Sustainability and Energy departments.

The following Christian & Barton attorneys were selected for inclusion on the 2018 Virginia Super Lawyers list: Peter E. Broadbent Jr. (intellectual property); Christopher M. Gill (real estate); W. David Harless (business litigation); R. Braxton Hill IV (business litigation); Jonathan M. Joseph (health care); Roman Lifson (civil litigation defense); Jennifer M. McLemore (bankruptcy); Craig T. Merritt (business litigation); Michael D. Mueller (bankruptcy); Michael J. Quinan (business litigation); Cliona M. Robb (energy and natural resources); Michael W. Smith (business litigation); E. Ford Stephens (insurance coverage); and Henry I. Willett III (civil litigation defense).

In addition, four firm attorneys were selected for inclusion on the 2018 Virginia Rising Stars list: S. Perry Coburn (business litigation); Megan M. Gilliland (bonds/government finance); Noelle M. James (business/corporate); and James G. Ritter (utilities).

According to Super Lawyers, the lists are compiled based on a multiphase selection process that combines peer nominations and evaluations with independent research.

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