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Electric & Gas Utilities


Our team has extensive experience advising electric and gas utilities. We have a deep understanding of the challenges faced by industry counsel related to every aspect of the law and regulatory oversight. From contracts to financing, wrongful death to environmental compliance, our group of experienced professionals is skilled at teaming up with you to meet the challenges of the 21st century utility. 

Representative Experience


  • Represented clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and state utility commissions in the Southeast.
  • Helped utilities navigate the complex regime under the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
  • Advised natural gas companies on FERC regulation, including interstate pipeline infrastructure, rates, and services, transactions and compliance matters, as well as rulemaking proceedings.
  • Advised electric utility on FERC regulation regarding Open Access Transmission Tariff (OATT) administration, generator interconnection processes, market manipulation rules, electric reliability rules, and transmission planning.


  • Advised on EPC contracts for combined cycle and simple cycle merchant power plants as well as major equipment purchase contracts for those plants, including contracts to purchase gas turbines, heat recovery steam generators, and SCR catalysts.
  • Counseled on operation and maintenance (O&M) agreements for power plants.
  • Negotiated information technology agreements and provided related advice to a major public utility and energy services company.
  • Advised on telecommunications contracts.


  • Served as lender's counsel for lenders acting as administrative agents and participants in connection with financings for electric, gas and water utility companies for working capital, acquisition, letter of credit, lease, and off-balance sheet financings


Merchant Power Plant Development

  • Advised on real estate needs, including options to purchase, zoning, and land acquisition.
  • Counseled on tax issues, including incentive programs, tax abatement, and tax planning.
  • Secured water and air permits.
  • Advised on EPC, O&M, and major equipment purchase contracts.
  • Structured joint ventures.

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