Chadbourne hires renewable energy duo

Chadbourne & Parke has bolstered its US-based renewable energy practice with the hire of two partners from Morgan Lewis & Bockius’s Los Angeles office. Chadbourne has recruited Morgan Lewis head of renewable energy Edward Zaelke and wind power project finance specialist Adam Umanoff. Before he joined Morgan Lewis, Umanoff served as the general counsel and later as the president and chief executive officer of Enron Wind – at the time the world’s third-largest wind turbine manufacturer and wind project developer.