Electric Utilities

Van Ness Feldman’s understanding of the electric utility industry is unparalleled. Our team is comprised of former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and U.S. Department of Energy counsel, and senior congressional and agency staff, enabling us to help clients effectively navigate complex legal, regulatory, policy, transactional and litigation issues, while placing an emphasis on optimizing strategic planning, operations, and revenues. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, our attorneys facilitate early identification of risks and opportunities and translate those assessments into decisive commercial advantages for our clients.

The depth of the firm’s knowledge and experience enables us to keep clients well informed about current and anticipated issues fundamental to the transformation occurring in the electric utility industry. Complementing our traditional regulatory and compliance capabilities, our attorneys are experienced with renewable power development and integration, NERC reliability requirements, new transmission infrastructure, smart grid deployment, demand response, as well as audits and investigations, and the development of compliance plans and training.