Law Firm Bernstein Shur Welcomes Attorney Emily Kahn


Law Firm Bernstein Shur Welcomes Attorney Emily Kahn

Kahn Brings Deep Renewable Energy Project Development Experience to Firm

Emily Kahn

Portland and Augusta, ME and Manchester, NH (August 15, 2013) – Bernstein Shur, one of northern New England’s largest law firms, announced the addition of Emily Kahn to the firm’s Energy Law Practice Group. She joined the firm’s Portland, ME office as a shareholder.

Kahn, a resident of Kennebunk, ME, has more than 15 years of experience practicing law in New England. Her practice will focus on assisting in the development and operation of energy generation facilities.

“We are pleased to welcome Emily Kahn to the firm’s Energy Law Practice Group,” said Charles Miller, Bernstein Shur’s CEO. “Her depth of experience in energy project development and operation is an invaluable addition to the firm.”

Prior to joining Bernstein Shur, Kahn was senior legal counsel at Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., a subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc. in Hampton, New Hampshire. While with Wheelabrator, she negotiated engineering, procurement and construction contracts, power purchase agreements, operating and maintenance agreements and acted as lead counsel on the acquisition of a waste-to-energy facility.

Kahn received her J.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Law and her B.A. cum laude in political science from University of Rochester. She is a member of the American Bar Association and the ME Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in the state of ME.

About Bernstein Shur

Widely regarded as one of New England’s most entrepreneurial law firms, Bernstein Shur is a multi-service firm with more than 100 attorneys in offices in ME and New Hampshire. Founded in 1915, the firm provides practical and innovative counsel in the areas of business law, litigation, and municipal law to clients throughout the region and around the world. Bernstein Shur is ME’s exclusive member of Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms. More information is available at