Legal Experience

Energy & Utilities

As trial counsel litigated issues such as contract termination, plant de-rating, price escalation, "claw back" provisions, output ("take or pay") clauses, and unfair competition. Represented clients in gas and electric rate-making and rule-making cases before Public Utilities Commission.  Negotiated power purchase, wheeling, fuel purchase and interconnection agreements. Advised clients on PUC and FERC regulations, tariffs of the ISO, and permit requirements.  Relevant projects included fossil, nuclear, geothermal, solar, wind, biomass, cogeneration, LNG, CNG and hydroelectric plants.