David L. Goldwyn: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

David L. Goldwyn

David Goldwyn
Of Counsel
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.

Peer Rating

Client Rating

Printer Friendly VersionEmail this PageDownload to My Outlook ContactsAdd lawyer to My FavoritesCompare this lawyer to other lawyers in your favorites

Experience & Credentials

Practice Areas

  • Energy
  • Environmental & Commodities
  • Trade & Sanctions
  • Environmental
  • Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
Contact InfoTelephone: 202.696.1420
Fax: 202-637-3593
University Georgetown University, B.A., magna cum laude; Princeton University, M.P.A.
Law SchoolNew York University School of Law, J.D. Associate Editor, New York University Law Review
Admitted1987, New York; 2001, District of Columbia

Professional Activities
Member, Council on Foreign Relations
Member, National Petroleum Council
Alternate Member, US Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Advisory Council
Member, District of Columbia Bar
Member, New York State Bar Association
Former Chairman, Board of Global Giving


David Goldwyn, former special envoy and coordinator for international energy affairs at the U.S. State Department, advises clients on legal and regulatory issues facing the energy and extractive industries. He has a deep understanding of offshore development, shale gas production in the United States and abroad, natural gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure, presidential pipeline permits, imports and pipeline issues, Jones Act matters, trade sanctions in the energy sphere, federal government review of investments made by non-U.S. companies and renewable energy initiatives.

David is also founder and president of Goldwyn Global Strategies, LLC (GGS), an international firm providing non-legal consulting services to businesses, governments and nongovernmental organizations regarding policy, political and strategic issues affecting the energy and extractive industries. His extensive government experience includes serving as assistant secretary of energy for international affairs (1999-2001); counselor to the secretary of energy (1998-1999); national security deputy to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Bill Richardson (1997-1998); chief of staff to the under secretary of state for political affairs (1993-1997); and an attorney-adviser in the office of the legal adviser at the State Department (1991-1992).

Selected Experience

Sutherland represents SMEPA in the purchase of LSP's Batesville facility.

Profile Visibility
#798 in weekly profile views out of 58,027 lawyers in Washington, District of Columbia
#34,318 in weekly profile views out of 1,739,582 total lawyers Overall

Office Information

David L. Goldwyn

700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700
WashingtonDC 20001-3980


Professional Networking for Legal Professionals Only

Quickly and easily expand your professional
network - join the premier global network for legal professionals only. It's powered by the
Martindale-Hubbell database - over 1,000,000 lawyers strong.
Join Now