Jon Klavens is the principal of Klavens Law Group, P.C. He focuses in large part on providing start-up, outside general counsel, transactional, project development and energy regulatory services to companies, investors, public entities and nonprofits in the energy/clean energy and clean technology areas. He also provides legal services to a broad array of for-profit and nonprofit social enterprises.
Prior to founding Klavens Law Group in June 2007, Jon practiced from 2004 to 2007 at BCK Law, P.C. (formerly Bernstein Cushner & Kimmell, P.C.) and from 1994 to 2004 at Goodwin, first as an environmental and land use attorney and then as a corporate attorney. From 1993 to 1994, he served as law clerk to the Honorable Norman H. Stahl at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Jon has served as a chair of the Judging Committee of the Cleantech Open Northeast business competition since its inception in 2005. He is a frequent presenter and writer on various energy, environmental, land use, and administrative law topics.
Jon is a graduate of Columbia University (BA 1987), Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government (MPP 1992), and Northeastern University School of Law (JD 1993), and is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and Washington, DC.