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USA Guide 2022
USA - Nationwide Energy & Natural Resources
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Band 4

8 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Wright & Talisman PC


Wright & Talisman is one of the United States’ premier boutique energy law firms, with a history of more than 70 years representing energy companies in regulatory matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and its predecessor agency. Based in Washington, D.C., Wright & Talisman serves a wide range of clients throughout the US, including some of the most prominent businesses in the electric, gas, and oil sectors.

Its clients include utilities, regional transmission organizations, power producers, natural gas and oil pipelines, natural gas distribution companies, developers, banks, and investors. Wright & Talisman represents clients before the FERC, various federal and state regulatory agencies, and federal and state courts.


    




Chambers Review

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Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) - USA - Nationwide
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Band 4
What the team is known for

Wright & Talisman PC is a highly esteemed practice providing counsel for both oil and gas and power participants. Particularly strong in its representation of RTOs at FERC and in federal appeals court. Possesses capability to act on power transmission issues. Frequently called upon for advice concerning interstate oil and gas pipelines on tariff disputes and rate regulation cases. Noted strength on matters related to the regulation of and investment in electric transmission companies.

Work Highlights

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  • Wright & Talisman PC served as lead counsel for Midwestern in a general rate case under section 4 of the Natural Gas Act.

Notable Practitioners

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Joseph S Koury
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Joseph S Koury
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Band 3

Joseph Koury has decades of experience advising pipeline owners on a range of regulatory issues and disputes at FERC. He is also frequently sought to assist with investigations and rate reviews.
"He is an excellent communicator and amply demonstrates a wide knowledge of FERC rules and regulations."

Ryan Collins
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Ryan Collins
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Up and Coming

Ryan Collins is an up-and-coming partner with a particular focus on the natural gas sector. He is sought by pipelines and transmission companies to handle rate cases before FERC.
"Ryan consistently shows a high level of sophistication and commercial awareness." "He has a sharp intellect and significant industry knowledge."

Andrew Swers
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Andrew Swers
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Up and Coming

Andrew Swers is an up-and-coming lawyer with notable experience supporting clients in FERC litigation.
"Andrew is highly intelligent and enjoyable to work with. He is very knowledgeable about FERC regulations and provides clear guidance and direction." "He is a strategic thinker."

Wendy N Reed
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Wendy N Reed
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Band 1

Wendy Reed is a go-to lawyer for transmission owners, providing regulatory counsel across a broad spectrum of issues, including cost allocation and rate calculations.
"Wendy strategically applies her breadth of experience to solve problems. She is calculated and strategic in her representation and persuasion for her client's position." "Wendy's depth and breadth of knowledge and industry experience makes her an invaluable resource. She stands out as one of the experts in this field."

Wendy Warren
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Wendy Warren
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Band 2

Wendy Warren is equally adept at handling significant disputes over power market rulemaking as she is in seeking regulatory approvals for mergers and acquisitions.
"Wendy is detail-oriented and has an excellent grasp of complex regulatory environments. She provides thoughtful and commercially oriented advice." "Her writing skills are excellent, she is very strategic and has strong client skills."

Paul M. Flynn
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Paul M. Flynn
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Band 3

Paul Flynn advises clients on the development and expansion of RTO and ISO markets as well as assisting with a broad range of related regulatory and rulemaking matters before FERC.
"In addition to being intelligent and an efficient hard-worker, Paul's value-add is his exceptional strategic and critical thinking." "Paul is extremely knowledgeable and is able to think outside of the box to solve difficult problems."

Michael Thompson
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Michael Thompson
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Band 4

Michael Thompson's expertise is frequently sought by natural gas pipeline owners and operators for a range of FERC proceedings and investigations.
"Michael is a very effective attorney. He is very knowledgeable about FERC regulations and is adept at brainstorming creative solutions." "He is extremely responsive and provides insightful advice."

Victoria Lauterbach
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Victoria Lauterbach
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Up and Coming

Victoria Lauterbach assists electric utilities with various complaints before FERC. She has notable experience representing MISO Transmission Owners in rate and tariff matters.
"She's really good at boiling down issues and is very practical."

Ranked Lawyers at
Wright & Talisman PC

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USA - Nationwide

Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Wendy N Reed
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Wendy N Reed
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Band 1
Wendy Warren
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Wendy Warren
2
Band 2
Paul M. Flynn
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Paul M. Flynn
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Band 3
Victoria Lauterbach
U
Victoria Lauterbach
U
Up and Coming
Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)

Joseph S Koury
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Joseph S Koury
3
Band 3
Michael Thompson
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Michael Thompson
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Band 4
Andrew Swers
U
Andrew Swers
U
Up and Coming
Ryan Collins
U
Ryan Collins
U
Up and Coming

Members

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Abraham Johns

Ade Adeniyi

Andrew Swers

David Berman

Elizabeth Trinkle

Matthew Binette

Uju Okasi

Industries

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Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)