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Francisco Benzoni Presents Paper at the American Solar Energy Society National Solar Conference

May 19, 2011

Raleigh, NC (May 19, 2011) - Francisco Benzoni, a lawyer with Smith Anderson’s Renewable Energy and Commercial Litigation practices, presented his paper titled “Halving Whole Trees and Doubling Waste: Renewable Energy, Environmental Quality and the Biomass Controversy in North Carolina” on May 18, 2011 at the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Conference at the Raleigh Convention Center. This is the 40th year of the National Solar Conference making it the longest-running educational event for solar energy professionals in the United States.

Mr. Benzoni joined Smith Anderson after completing a clerkship with Judge Allyson K. Duncan, United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. Prior to this experience, he taught business ethics to MBA students at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, served as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Princeton University, received his Ph.D. in ethics from The University of Chicago, and taught math and science as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Lesotho in southern Africa.

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