Variant Partners has supported large energy and utility companies since 1999.  Our team has over 30 years of experience in the Energy Industry with a heavy focus on In House Legal Search.  We have a large network of contacts with experience in investor owned utilities, merchant energy companies, energy intensive industries, water utilities, project developers, smart grid and T&D infrastructure developers, and consulting firms.

Because of our specialization, we can assure you access to the best available candidates in the industry. Effectively responding to our clients’ changing staffing needs is what guides us. Today, that means navigating the candidate-tight energy and water markets to find the people who will help your company thrive and grow. We also recognize that no two clients are alike, so we tailor each plan to meet your specific goals and requirements.

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Lynda Cooney – Practice Leader

Specialty Practice Area:

In-House Legal Search


Stephanie KruppSenior Strategy Director

Mary JenkinsAssociate Recruiter

Alicia Coles – Administrative Assistant


Electric vertical: power generation through high voltage transmission to the distribution utilities. Whether the generation is conventional fossil fuel, nuclear, wind, or solar, lawyers are involved at every step.

Natural Gas vertical: upstream production, gathering and processing , interstate pipelines, and the distribution utility.

  • Upstream Exploration & Production
  • Oil & Gas Pipelines
  • Midstream
  • Investor owned utilities
  • Transmission Owners
  • RTO/ ISO
  • Merchant Generators
  • Energy Trading and Marketing
  • Infrastructure Developers
  • Renewable Energy


  • FERC Regulatory and Compliance
  • State Regulatory and Compliance
  • Energy Commodity Trading
  • Commercial Transactional
  • Project Development and Project Finance
  • Oil and Gas Transactions
  • Nuclear/NRC
  • SEC Reporting and Governance
  • Environmental
  • Labor and Employment

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Variant Partners
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive
PO Box 506
Ann Arbor, MI 48106
T : 734.769.1720

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