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Trotta to Receive Young Alumni Leadership Award from Suffolk University Law School

Press ReleaseAttorney at Stinson Leonard Street LLP in Washington, D.C. Recognized for Alumni Leadership
09.18.2014

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Sept. 18, 2014 – Stinson Leonard Street LLP attorney Jonathan P. Trotta, in the firm's Washington, D.C. office, will receive Suffolk University Law School’s Gold Alumni Award for Graduates of the Last Decade. The award recognizes Trotta's leadership role in the Suffolk Law School Association of Metropolitan Washington and his commitment to the school's alumni and students. The school will present the award at its annual Law Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony in Boston on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

"I am honored to receive this award, wish to thank Suffolk Law School and its Alumni Board, and look forward to attending this year’s Alumni Weekend," said Trotta, who graduated from Suffolk Law in 2007. "I am grateful to Suffolk Law for providing a first class legal education, and enjoy giving back through my work with its many alumni in and around our nation's capital.”

Trotta is on the Board of Directors of the Suffolk Law School Association of Metropolitan Washington, and served as its President and Board Chairman from 2009-2013. He has actively promoted the law school’s Washington, D.C. Summer Internship Program, which introduces students to the practice of law in D.C.

Suffolk Law School's annual Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony, held at the John Joseph Moakley United States Courthouse in Boston, will culminate a weekend of festivities. The keynote address will be delivered by James Bamford (Suffolk University, B.A. 1972; Suffolk Law, J.D. 1975), bestselling author, journalist and chronicler of the U.S. intelligence community. Trotta is one of four alumni being recognized that evening, among them the Honorable Paul A. Suttell (Suffolk Law, J.D. 1976), Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court.

Trotta is an attorney in Stinson Leonard Street's Energy Division. He focuses his practice on the electricity and natural gas industries, with experience before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and other Federal agencies in regulatory proceedings, compliance and enforcement matters, and policy development. He advises clients on issues involving electric reliability, wholesale power markets, transmission planning and generator interconnections, and currently chairs the Energy Bar Association’s System Reliability and Planning Committee. Prior to joining the firm, Trotta was an attorney-advisor in the Office of the General Counsel at FERC. He is a 2004 graduate of Villanova University.

About Suffolk University Law School

Suffolk University Law School, one of the professional graduate schools of Suffolk University, is a private, non-sectarian law school located in downtown Boston, Mass. The law school was founded in 1906 by Gleason Archer, Sr. to provide a legal education for those who traditionally lacked the opportunity to study law because of socio-economic or racial discrimination.

About Stinson Leonard Street

Stinson Leonard Street LLP provides sophisticated transactional and litigation legal services to clients ranging from individuals and privately held enterprises to national and international public companies. As one of the 75 largest firms in the U.S., Stinson Leonard Street has more than 520 attorneys and offices in 14 cities, including Minneapolis, Mankato and St. Cloud, Minn.; Kansas City, St. Louis and Jefferson City, Mo.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Denver, Colo.; Washington, D.C.; Decatur, Ill.; Wichita and Overland Park, Kan.; Omaha, Neb.; and Bismarck, N.D. For more information, visit www.stinsonleonard.com.

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