Barclay Damon LLP

Energy: State Regulatory & Wholesale Electric Market Department

New York
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What the team is known for Strong team equipped to handle the full spectrum of energy cases, from environmental and regulatory matters to M&A, land use and public policy issues. Possesses an established reputation for its advice on project siting matters. Active in the oil and gas industry as well as the renewables space. Clients benefit from the team's wealth of experience gained during various roles in public bodies.

Strengths Clients report:"They have strong industry experience and are well-versed in New York regulatory issues."

Interviewees say:"They are polite, incredibly responsive and take complex issues and distill them into understandable terms."

Work highlights Advised LS Power and New York Power Authority with regard to their application for a certificate of environmental capability and public need from the PSC concerning the removal, replacement, and upgrade of approximately 93 miles of transmission lines.

Notable practitioners

George Pond is an experienced energy regulatory attorney with a strong agency-facing practice, regularly appearing before the PSC and FERC. He is particularly recommended for his NYISO expertise.

Maureen Helmer deals with a host of regulatory and compliance matters for energy and telecommunications companies. She is a former chair of the PSC.