Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Sarah A.W. Fitts has been named a 2017 Securing America's Future Energy (SAFE) Energy Security Fellow. The program provides the next generation of energy and national security professionals with access to high-level programming and networking opportunities to connect individuals who are passionate about advancing a national conversation on the future of American energy security. Fellows will participate in an ongoing Washington, D.C. dinner discussion series focused on energy policy, approaching the topic through the lens of economic and national security.
The Energy Security Fellows Program is a one-year program, and upon completion, participants will have the chance to participate in alumni programming, including invitations to private briefings, events and other high-level opportunities.
Ms. Fitts is a corporate partner, a member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources Group. She works in the U.S. and internationally, advising clients on M&A transactions, projects and restructurings, with particular experience in joint ventures and other multi-party governance arrangements. She is recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global (2014-2016), where she is praised for her “sterling reputation” and “her extensive experience in M&A transactional, restructuring and projects work.” In Chambers USA (2015), clients describe her as “very smart, calm, diligent and in control of her team.” She is also recognized by The Legal 500 US (2015). Ms. Fitts was named by The National Law Journal as a 2016 “Energy & Environmental Trailblazer” in its annual list of top lawyers who influence change in the areas of energy and environmental law and one of New York Law Journal’s 2016 “Lawyers Who Lead by Example.”
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