Chris has a wide-ranging electric practice that includes regular involvement in both regulatory proceedings and transactions. Chris provides counsel on transactions, due diligence, and corporate transaction authorizations under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act; rate and tariff filings under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act; market-based rate authorizations; and compliance with the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act.
He also works on transmission and ancillary service rate cases, Open Access Transmission Tariff compliance, the FERC Standards of Conduct, interlocking directorate issues, and transmission planning. His experience includes renewable resource development along with the negotiation of transactions involving power, transmission, and storage resources. Chris represents energy industry clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Bonneville Power Administration, and state and local regulators.