Pierce Atwood LLP

John W Gulliver

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Practice Areas

John Gulliver is experienced in all elements of legal and regulatory power sector issues, and has represented clients on a broad range of energy sector transactions, policy issues, financing, mergers and acquisitions, privatization, competition, and regulatory reform matters. John has worked throughout the U.S. and internationally experience on projects involving infrastructure investment in electric transmission, distribution, and generation; renewable energy development, including solar, hydro, wind, and geothermal; nuclear project financing, ratemaking, and decommissioning; project development and finance, BOT transmission planning, transmission support and interconnection agreements; energy efficiency and sustainable development; climate change and CO2 offset trading; gas sector regulation, pipelines, and retail distribution; power pools, power markets, market design and cross-border trading; complex corporate and commercial transactions; international project finance and development.


John has been listed since 1991 in The Best Lawyers in America® for Energy Law.

Professional Memberships

Energy Bar Association; American Bar Association, Natural Resources and Energy Law and Public Utilities Section, Committee on Natural Resources and Economic Development; International Bar Association; Maine State Bar Association; Chair, Board of Trustees, American University in Bulgaria.


J.D., Yale Law School; B.A. (summa cum laude), Yale University.