Crowell & Moring LLP — The Washington, D.C. law firm brought in Elliot Hinds as a partner. Hinds joins Crowell & Moring's energy practice from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. He has worked on projects to develop, finance, purchase and sell renewable energy, including wind, solar and natural gas.
First Reserve — The Greenwich, Connecticut private equity firm appointed Alex Krueger co-CEO and president. William Macaulay, who has been CEO of First Reserve since its founding in 1983, will lead alongside Krueger as co-CEO to ensure a smooth succession plan. Krueger has been with First Reserve for 16 years. First Reserve won the 2011 Mid-Market Award for Private Equity Firm of the Year.