Van Ness Feldman has a wealth of experience litigating complex cases encompassing a number of distinct disciplines including energy, environment, natural resource, real estate, land use, commercial, and general litigation matters. The firm’s litigation attorneys appear in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout the country, as well as before legislative tribunals, and local, state, and federal administrative agencies. In all representations, Van Ness Feldman utilizes a multidisciplinary approach, providing clients a depth of subject matter and industry insight combined with wide-ranging litigation experience.
The firm has served as lead counsel in numerous complex and contentious proceedings in the courts, as well as before federal agencies. Our recent experience includes energy rate proceedings, corporate applications, complaints, audits, investigations, rulemakings, settlement negotiations, and rate cases, spanning a wide variety of issues of concern to owners, operators, developers, and investors.
We look for creative and traditional solutions to assist clients in preventing controversies. However, we are effective and forceful advocates on our clients’ behalf in dispute resolution proceedings and all types of litigation matters. Our team regularly represents client interests before the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals, federal district courts, state courts and administrative agencies, as well as negotiating multi-party settlements involving state and federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations.
Legal 500 has identified the firm as a leader for energy litigation, and for the past four years our environmental and natural resources litigation practices have received National Tier 1 rankings from U.S. News/Best Law Firms.