X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Peggy Banczak has just received a windfall: She’s been named general counsel of Austin-based Cielo Wind Power. Cielo (Spanish for “sky”) is the largest wind power developer in the Southwest. It has three Texas-based offices, six wind ranches and farms scattered throughout the Southwest, and partnerships with seven Texas energy providers. The company plans wind power projects and makes turbines, generators, and other equipment. Though Banczak, 52, who graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School, never formally studied energy law, she’s been at energy companies her entire career. “I think my career has been molded more by fate than by choice,” she laughs. She started at the Texas Oil & Gas Corp. right out of law school and since has worked for oil, gas, and power companies, holding the position of general counsel of Enserch Corp., and putting in a three-year stint at Enron Corporation-on whose recent troubles Banczak de-clines to comment. She says she values the international experience gained from working for an energy giant. But she jumped at the chance to work at Cielo for its change of scope and pace. “At a large corporation, there’s a consensus-decision-making [process],” she says. “‘Small firm’ [work] is much more exciting, much more dynamic.”

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

 
 

ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2020 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.