Van Ness Feldman Named 1st Tier Energy Regulatory Firm by The Legal 500, United States, 2012

June 5, 2012

Washington, D.C. and Seattle, WA – Citing the span of the firm’s expertise across all areas of Energy Regulatory law, The Legal 500, United States, 2012, client’s guide to the legal profession, again recognized Van Ness Feldman as a leader among U.S. law firms.  The firm is one of only two, “Top Tier” ranked Energy: Regulatory firms in the country by the editors.    

Describing highlights of the firm’s recent work on behalf of clients in the electric, hydroelectric, and gas areas, and noting the importance of several of the firm’s administrative and court litigation successes to the energy industry, Van Ness Feldman is described as a “regulatory powerhouse” and a “a jewel of a boutique firm”, whose clients comment that other firms “pale in comparison” when it comes to policy. 

The firm was also recognized among the top firms in the Environment: Transaction & Regulatory area.  Leading lawyers mentioned in this year’s edition include Paul Korman for energy regulatory law and Mike McBride for energy transactions.  Kyle Danish, a member of the firm’s environmental practice, and Curt Moffatt, a senior member of the firm’s natural gas and oil practice, were recommended as well.   The complete Legal 500 narrative about Van Ness Feldman is available at:

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