Dov Schwell Announced as Outside General Counsel of Genie Energy

Dov Schwell, Managing Partner of Schwell Wimpfheimer & Associates LLP, has become Outside General Counsel of Genie Energy (NYSE: GNE).  Genie Energy was spun off from parent company IDT Corporation (NYSE: IDT) in October 2011.

Genie Energy  is comprised of IDT Energy, a retail energy provider, and Genie Oil and Gas, which develops unconventional energy initiatives, including ongoing oil shale development projects in Colorado and Israel.

Claude A. Pupkin, CEO of Genie commented “We have a long standing relationship working with Dov and are delighted that he has joined us as Outside General Counsel.”

Dov was previously Chief Legal Officer of IDT Corporation and has represented IDT and its affiliated companies in a variety of matters for over 10 years.

Dov & Claude at NYSE Oct 2011

Dov Schwell with Claude Pupkin, CEO of Genie Energy Ltd., at the New York Stock Exchange on October 31, 2011, when Genie rang the opening bell to mark the start of trading of Genie's Class B common stock (NYSE:GNE).


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