OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nordic Energy Services, LLC has recently hired Blake Birch as Director of Regulatory Affairs. Birch is a licensed lawyer in the state of Illinois and has a Juris Doctor with a certificate in Tax Law from Loyola University and Master of Laws Degree (LLM) in taxation from Northwestern University.
Birch comes to Nordic Energy with extensive experience in transactional and tax law along with the formation, sale and purchase of businesses. In his most recent position, at a Jacksonville, Illinois based law firm, Birch was integral in hearings in front of the Illinois Commerce Commission regarding pipelines and transmission lines.
Birch will help Nordic Energy understand the laws of various states, communicate with regulators and commerce commissions, and provide general counsel to Nordic Energy as it continues expansion. "The addition of Blake is an important acquisition for us," stated President Jim Deering. "Having the experience and knowledge of Blake available to us in-house gives us great strength as we expand into new deregulated markets."
Nordic Energy Services, LLC (www.nordicenergy-us.com) is an independently owned, Chicago-based, Alternative Retail Electric Supplier (ARES) and Alternative Gas Supplier (AGS). Nordic Energy supplies natural gas and/or electricity with related services to commercial customers, municipalities and residential customers in Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Maryland – and coming soon New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Maine, New Hampshire, California and Michigan by the end of 2015. Working toward its mission of being a fully integrated energy provider, Nordic also produces oil and natural gas commodities. For their commercial customers, Nordic offers customized risk management and hedging solutions, energy scheduling, and bill audit services.
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