Sydney McNiff Johnson is a principal in Dentons’ Global Energy practice, where she brings years of experience advising clients on domestic and international energy, environmental, political, and health solutions within the government relations and public affairs arena.
Sydney's practice has a particular focus on the energy, transport and infrastructure, government, nuclear, mining and renewable energy issues.
Sydney received a BA in Political Economics from Colorado College where she wrote her thesis, "A Cost Comparison of Nuclear versus Coal for Electrical Generation 1985–2000." She has completed two executive education courses at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business: Finance and Accounting for the non-Financial Executive (April 2003) and Negotiation and Influence Strategies (April 2004).
Her current work includes project management for alternative energy and traditional energy clients, as well as strategic communications strategies to increase client visibility and direct public opinion within government and commercial sectors; and advising clients on current energy policy issues.
Sydney consults with CEOs and senior management teams to make long-term business decisions to help bring products to a larger marketplace. She is skilled in evaluating the government relations strategy and public relations efforts of a company to ultimately increase shareholder value.