Our firm’s Public Utilities Group represents companies in telecommunications, energy, waste and other public utility sectors.  Our attorneys have a comprehensive knowledge of our client's objectives, which allows us to assist them in achieving their business objectives in this challenging environment.  Our attorneys have extensive experience practicing before the State Public Utilities Commission in matters including complex acquisitions, mergers, rate cases, infrastructure dockets, rural service dockets, tariff proceedings, and other proceedings.

Public Utilities Group services include:


  • Mergers, acquisitions, reorganizations and other change of control matters
  • Rate filings
  • Competition and deregulation proceedings
  • Comments on proposed statutes, rules and regulations
  • Counseling on regulatory compliance procedures
  • Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements for regulated industries
  • Rights-of-way negotiations and litigation
  • Participation in industry work groups and task forces
  • General litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration