Energy - Litigation & Administrative Proceedings

Van Ness Feldman's trial and appellate attorneys appear in courts throughout the country as well as before local, state, and federal administrative agencies. In all representations, Van Ness Feldman utilizes a multidisciplinary team, providing clients a wealth of subject matter and industry insight with wide-ranging litigation experience.

The firm is well-regarded for approaching litigation by partnering with clients to achieve cost-effective results. As seasoned courtroom veterans well-versed in effective trial and pre-trial strategies, Van Ness Feldman attorneys are positioned to assist clients in asserting or defending claims to achieve successful outcomes while managing costs, minimizing liability, and reducing fines, penalties and damages. Litigation is often part of a larger legal landscape encompassing not only ongoing relationships with jurisdictions and governing agencies, but the communities in which clients conduct business. Maintenance of these important relationships is an integral part of Van Ness Feldman’s litigation strategy.

With a unique and intentional focus on the firm’s core areas of competency, Van Ness Feldman’s litigation team assists clients in achieving goals in and out of the courtroom, offering a balance of confidence and caution, aggressiveness and pragmatism, creativity and rationality. Clients, including utilities, energy developers, private and commercial property owners, public agencies, government entities, and individuals, count on the firm’s counsel to guide them through the maze of high-stakes, high-pressure litigation.

Focused areas of litigation and administrative hearings experience include:

  • Clean Technology
  • Electricity
  • Hydropower
  • Natural Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Rate & Enforcement Proceedings


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Professionals

Lawrence G. Acker

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1915

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Gary D. Bachman

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1880

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Erin K. Bartlett

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1812

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Maranda S. Compton

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202-298-1806

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Patrick Daugherty

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1810

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Michael Diamond

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1807

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Michael D. Farber

Partner

Washington D.C.

202-298-1803

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Edward D. Gehres

Of Counsel

Washington D.C.

202-298-1878

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A. Gregory Junge

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1945

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Paul Korman

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1830

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Matthew A. Love

Partner

Seattle

206.829.1809

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Michael F. McBride

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1989

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Justin P. Moeller

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1824

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Phil Mone

Associate

Washington D.C.

202-298-3721

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Frances Bishop Morris

Associate

Washington D.C.

202-298-1874

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Susan A. Olenchuk

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1896

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Brian D. O'Neill

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1983

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Charles R. Sensiba

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1801

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Jonathan D. Simon

Partner

Washington D.C.

202.298.1932

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Jeffery L. Winmill

Associate

Washington D.C.

202.298.1957

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David P. Yaffe

Senior Counsel

Washington D.C.

202.298.1840

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