David Bono, Esq. was previously Vice President of Law & General Counsel of U.S. Operations for Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners, where he was responsible for all US legal strategy, transactions, financings, litigation, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Brookfield, David was a partner at Harkins Cunningham LLP in Washington, DC, and also served as Trial Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice during the Clinton Administration. He started his legal career as a law clerk to the Hon. Edward R. Becker, Chief Judge of the 3rd Cir. Court of Appeals, after graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School. David resides in Newton, MA.