February 22, 2020

Matthew R. McGovern

Matt McGovern is a shareholder and chair of the firm’s Energy and Clean Technology Section. He focuses his practice on energy and cleantech, and government relations matters for public and private sector clients. He brings a unique perspective to his clients based on his many years of experience in government, politics, and litigation. 

Before joining von Briesen, Matt was the government affairs liaison for Milwaukee County Executive Chris Abele. Prior to serving Milwaukee County, Matt was a senior advisor at the United States Department of Energy (DOE), in the Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis. At DOE, he focused on policy proposals to enable clean energy development, including clarifying jurisdictional issues between FERC and state public service commissions, expanding access to financing for rural electric coops, and support for tribal energy loan programs.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Matthew R. McGovern