March 21, 2011
Torys "has made a huge investment in its energy practice in Ontario, and new additions to the group strengthen its abilities in power project financing and development."
The practice is "noted for its focus on renewable energy" and for its nuclear capabilities. Major clients include Infrastructure Ontario, and the Ontario Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure. The firm also represents Ontario Power Generation in the development of new nuclear facilities in the province.
Sources say Torys is "certainly one of the best firms that operate here [in Canada]." "Willing to go the extra mile."
Valerie Helbronner, ranked in energy: power (transactional) is "a central member of Torys' infrastructure and energy practice." "She is very proactive," with "significant expertise in renewable energy ventures, including wind, hydro, solar and biomass projects, and works regularly on deals that involve First Nations' interests and issues."