Energy

Energy

Overview

Our Energy Litigation team is nationally recognized for its representation of public utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators, electric power co-operatives and natural gas producers, pipeline and marketing companies, in federal and state courts, in arbitrations and mediations, and before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state regulatory commissions across the country.    

We aggressively and successfully resolve high-stakes litigation through the design and successful implementation of strategies that account not only for the strengths of our clients’ legal positions, but also for federal and state administrative regulatory schemes, and public relations concerns, that affect business operations in an increasingly competitive energy industry that is tilting toward greener sources of production. 

Energy & Environmental Law Adviser

House Subcommittee Prods FERC To Examine PURPA “One Mile” Rule

In recent years, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) “one mile” rule has come under increased scrutiny for favoring small power producers over utilities and consumers. The “one mile” rule,  promulgated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), is used to determine whether multiple facilities of a single power producer are part of the... Continue Reading

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