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George D. Felcyn
George D. Felcyn
Director, Government Affairs
George D. Felcyn

George D. Felcyn

Director, Government Affairs

About George

George Felcyn is an experienced communications professional providing strategic advocacy, media relations and public affairs services to a wide range of clients. George has designed and implemented communications campaigns on energy-related trading, infrastructure development and environmental policy matters; renewable energy development, including offshore wind and solar; power sector issues; maritime security and maritime standards; financial services; and international trade matters. He also helps clients handle environmental corporate disclosure issues, including ESG-related shareholder demands.  George has also helped clients navigate numerous crisis response and crisis planning scenarios.

George's background encompasses journalism, public policy and strategic communications. He joined Bracewell after five years at an international public affairs firm, where he carried out communications campaigns on behalf of multinational corporations, trade associations, international financial institutions and U.S. government agencies.  Client matters encompassed the financial, transportation, energy, food and agriculture, and consumer product sectors.

As a journalist, George worked in print, radio and television, covering political, business and international affairs issues, including Presidential primary campaigns. He also worked overseas in Tirana, Albania identifying and developing viable independent media programming and fostering democratic debate, and ran the programming for an international affairs and public policy think tank based in Los Angeles.

*Non-Attorney Consultant

Experience

Publications and Speeches

Co-author, “Pipeline Protest: The New Playbook,” Pipeline & Gas Journal, May 2017.

"Offshore Wind in the US: A Look at Industry Prospects," American Council on Renewable Energy, May 2, 2017.

"What the Suniva/SolarWorld Trade Case Could Mean for Downstream Solar Companies," Renewable Energy World, September 14, 2017.

Credentials

Education

Georgetown University,
M.A., Communication, Culture and Technology
2003
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut,
Bachelor of Arts
1991

News

Insights

Insights

Video Interview: The Polar Vortex and Energy - A Look at the Impact of Shale and Coal on Energy Prices

March 10, 2014

As the United States begins to enter a warming period leading up to the onset of Spring, Bracewell & Giuliani's Scott Segal , head of the firm's Policy Resolution Group , takes a look back on the Polar Vortex - the bouts of severe cold experienced by much of the country in early 2014. In this video interview, Scott discusses the impact of growing shale gas resources on the energy sector, the key role that coal-fired electric generation played during the Polar Vortex, and what this experience of severe cold tells us about future energy policy and prices.

What's in Store for Offshore Energy After the 2012 Election

November 14, 2012

President Obama describes his energy policy as an "All of the Above" approach that encourages production of traditional fossil fuels while supporting the growth of renewables. Despite an increase in overall U.S. energy production over the past four years, output in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico has dropped well below recent government projections and onshore energy production from federal lands remains minuscule. Under a second Obama term, will federal waters and lands play a leading role in U.S. energy production, or will they continue to lag behind their potential? How federal lands...

Events

Past Events