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For over 100 years, our firm has represented electric, gas, water and telecommunications clients in a variety of matters before federal, state and municipal agencies, such as the United States Department of Energy, the United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, as well as various state public utility commissions. Building upon this rich history, our firm’s Energy, Renewables and Utilities Practice guides clients through complex regulatory approval processes by municipal entities, state and federal public utility commissions as well as departments of environmental protection. We also routinely represent our Energy, Renewables and Utilities clients in transactional, policy and litigation-related matters.

Our client base includes a variety of market participants such as: public utilities, energy marketers and brokers, independent power developers and operators, cogeneration facilities, renewable energy generation facilities, large end-users, and independent oil and gas producers.

Full-Service Representation and “One-Stop Shopping” for Energy and Utility Clients

We offer these clients a full suite of legal services, including transactional and litigation services in the areas of:

  • General corporate, commercial and contracts
  • Financing of energy-related capital projects
  • Rate, certificate, siting and other regulatory matters

Our attorneys possess an exceptional perspective, with many having served on the staffs of regulatory commissions, consumer agencies, public utility in-house law departments and electricity reliability councils. Cullen and Dykman takes pride in developing individualized and multi-disciplinary approaches to help clients achieve their goals. The firm has a national reputation in this practice area with numerous attorneys named as Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters. Our preeminent experience in New York energy and utility matters is also evidenced by our firm’s current “Band 1” ranking from Chambers USA as a leading New York law firm for the Energy: State Regulatory and Wholesale Electric Market Department.