Gary Bachman represents a wide array of participants in the electric industry and has a long history with hydroelectric licensing and transmission regulation and ratemaking.  He is also actively engaged in regulatory matters concerning corporate structure, contracts, tariffs, compliance, and reliability.  Gary has significant experience in litigation, finance, and transactional matters pertaining to electric utility and hydroelectric operations.  He frequently advises developers in all aspects of project development, including ownership structure, regulatory treatment, permitting, siting, and the environmental and natural resource issues which often arise.  Gary’s clients are a diverse mix of investor-owned and municipal utilities, as well as independent generation and transmission developers, with interests in the electricity sector spanning from traditional fossil fuels, nuclear, and hydroelectric generation sources to emerging technologies, such as geothermal, solar and wind.

Gary serves as Treasurer and previously served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.

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American University, Washington College of Law J.D., cum laude, 1978

Bucknell University B.A., 1975