Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) - USA
What the team is known for
Thompson Coburn LLP has a strong regulatory offering frequently acting for municipalities, cooperative utilities and renewable energy companies. Provides insight at FERC and state regulatory agencies, especially in relation to wholesale electric power. Also has expertise in bulk power, interconnection and transmission arrangements.
"Thompson Coburn does excellent work in administrative FERC hearings and complex settlement talks."
Thompson Coburn LLP represented six municipal electric systems in transmission rate proceedings at FERC involving the revenue requirements of other participating transmission owners in the CAISO.
Adrienne Clair has expertise in a broad range of matters before FERC, acting for a client base spanning municipal utilities, generation and transmission cooperatives and local distribution companies.
"Her preparation and knowledge of the facts and law, and written and oral advocacy, are excellent." "She is a top-rate lawyer and an effective litigator."
Erica Rancilio possesses cross-sector experience and frequently advises oil pipeline and electric utility clients on a range of matters before FERC.
"She is diligent."
Bonnie Blair is noted for her federal regulatory practice, where she represents a range of electric utility industry clients on ratemaking, market restructuring and other policy issues.
"She is a very effective lawyer for her clients and a smart adviser." "She is a problem solver who is very pragmatic and has excellent written advocacy."
Margaret McNaul specializes in representing electric municipalities and cooperatives in proceedings before FERC, often those pertaining to transmission rates. She also manages policy issues within the CAISO region.
Rebecca Shelton is an up-and-coming attorney noted for her representation of municipally owned utility clients in rate proceedings before FERC.