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We Are Committed to Meeting the Ever-changing Needs of Energy and Utility Companies

The energy and utility markets are continually changing, and with this change come new opportunities and new risks. From environmental contamination to delivering renewable energy with the help of leading-edge technology, companies in all segments of the energy and utility industries face unique legal challenges, and overcoming these challenges requires experienced legal representation.

Our firm has been committed to meeting the needs of energy and utility companies for more than 160 years. Our clients include firmly-established regulated utilities, renewable energy startups and virtually every type of company in between. We provide service from the beginning to the end of the process, from fossil fuel extraction, renewable energy and electric energy generation to retail delivery. We serve financial institutions, construction companies, pipeline companies, technology providers, real property owners and a broad range of other clients active in the energy space.

A Full-Service Law Firm with a Long History of Devoted Service to Clients in the Energy and Utilities Industries

As a full-service law firm, we represent our clients in transactional, regulatory and litigation matters, and we have served as general counsel to many of our energy and utility clients for decades. With our energy and utility lawyers’ deep knowledge of the substantive issues involved in extraction, generation, production, transmission and delivery of energy and utility services, we can offer proactive and strategic legal advice that helps drive our clients’ businesses forward. Rather than only pointing out potential issues, we offer our clients solutions to overcome them, and with our cross-disciplinary approach, we can comprehensively address all aspects of complex legal challenges as and when they arise.

We serve clients in all sectors of the energy and utility industries, including:

  • Electric utilities
  • Energy and utility infrastructure
  • Fossil fuel energy
  • Hydroelectric energy
  • Natural gas utilities
  • Solar energy
  • Telecommunications
  • Water and wastewater utilities
  • Wind energy
  • Other renewable energy sources and utilities

In addition to their experience in private practice, many of our attorneys also previously served on the staff of regulatory commissions, consumer agencies, public utility in-house law departments and electricity reliability councils. Our attorneys rely on their past experiences to offer our clients unparalleled insights that reflect a deep understanding of their businesses and the constituencies they serve. By partnering with our clients, we offer timely, custom-tailored legal advice that helps our clients avoid expenses, cut costs, avert disasters and favorably resolve disputes before they lead to undesirable outcomes.

Our services for clients in the energy and utility industries include providing representation in the areas of:

  • Project Development
  • Utility Regulatory and Compliance
  • Energy Transactions
  • Energy and Utility Litigation
  • Siting and Permitting
  • Right-of-Way and Easement Issues
  • Eminent Domain
  • Complex Real Property Tax Issues
  • State and Local Tax
  • Special Franchise
  • Utility Rate Cases

Let Us Discuss How We Can Help

With multiple office locations in New York and New Jersey and a regional office in Washington, D.C., we have the capabilities and resources to meet the needs of energy and utility companies throughout the Northeast Region. How can we help you? To find out, contact us today.

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