Jenner & Block LLP

Energy & Natural Resources Department

Illinois
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What the team is known for Offers leading representation across a range of transactional and regulatory issues in the energy and natural resources space. Members have significant experience representing clients in rate cases and rulemaking proceedings as well as agency investigations and enforcement actions.

Strengths One source reports: "They are fine lawyers and it's a good firm."

"Its lawyers do great work and know what they are doing," says another.

A third remarks: "Its services are outstanding. It takes a practical, common-sense approach."

Work highlights Represented Nicor Gas in a petition to the ICC seeking eminent domain authority to perform work under three railroad crossings along one of its natural gas transmission lines.

Notable practitioners


Glenn Rippie
has extensive experience in advising clients on a wide spectrum of matters including rate cases and infrastructure investments. He commands respect throughout the market, with sources noting: "He is the strongest force and intellectual leader in the state."


John Rooney
is famed for "his deep knowledge and understanding of Illinois regulatory issues and the electric, gas and utility businesses."He also handles state court proceedings, including matters before the ICC.