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.
Recent Notable Matters
Equinor — negotiation of purchase and sales agreements and conditional grant agreements with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in support of the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 and the 1,230 MW Beacon Wind projects
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.