Ira concentrates his practice on diverse energy and public utility matters. Ira has vast experience assisting clients relative to the development of offshore wind projects and in the design, build, construction, and financing of energy projects. In addition, he has prosecuted many public utility regulatory proceedings, including complex rate cases, mergers, and acquisitions, and he regularly tries cases related to energy and public utility matters. Further, Ira has negotiated many solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) and solar engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) agreements.
Ira is past chairman of the public utility law section of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is a member of the Energy Bar Association. He has been ranked by Chambers & Partners USA and has also been elected to The Best Lawyers in America and New Jersey Super Lawyers. He was selected by Best Lawyers as its Philadelphia Energy Lawyer of the Year for 2014.
Ira received his Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University in 1968, and his law degree from Georgetown University in 1971. He also received a Master of Laws in taxation from George Washington University in 1977.
Ira lives in Cherry Hill with his wife, Myrna.