In today's environment of changing regulations, quickly advancing technology and increasing governmental oversight, clients need representation that addresses the full scope of legal, political and business challenges facing their industry. In the volatile energy sector, we have the knowledge and experience to power clients’ success.
Our Energy Group is a multi-disciplinary team that provides comprehensive representation to utilities, manufacturers, energy companies and investors throughout the West. We provide counsel on all aspects of the industry and the many legal issues that can arise, including engineering and construction, permitting, negotiating contracts and power purchase agreement and litigation.
The team has vast experience with regulatory matters and commercial transactions related to the purchase, sale and transmission of all types of energy, including nuclear and renewable energy, as well as climate change and carbon sequestration. They also have deep experience addressing land use, environmental and permitting issues that often arise under federal and state law, the Endangered Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, tribal law and the Federal Power Act.
On the legislative front, our energy team has worked with many of the world’s largest energy producers on all aspects of the traditional oil and gas industry, biofuels, alternative energy and power. Members of the group have worked for federal and state agencies—experience that they bring to bear on behalf of our clients.