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The Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) rankings table below has been designed to provide the most in-depth insights and reviews of the top ranked lawyers and law firms. The firms included in our rankings have been recommended by in-house counsel, other third-party experts and private practice lawyers. Our comprehensive research ensures you have all the information needed when looking to purchase legal services across USA.

Rankings overview for Departments

1
Band 1
  1. Steptoe LLP
2
Band 2
  1. Latham & Watkins LLP
  2. McDermott Will & Emery LLP
  3. Troutman Pepper
  4. Wright & Talisman PC
3
Band 3
  1. Bracewell LLP
    Bracewell LLP 13 Years Ranked
  2. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 14 Years Ranked
  3. McGuireWoods LLP
  4. Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP
  5. Van Ness Feldman LLP
4
Band 4
  1. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 5 Years Ranked
  2. Jones Day
    Jones Day 4 Years Ranked
  3. Sidley Austin LLP
    Sidley Austin LLP 3 Years Ranked
  4. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  5. Day Pitney LLP
  6. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  7. Jenner & Block LLP
  8. Rock Creek Energy Group, LLP
  9. Thompson Coburn LLP

All Departments profiles

1
Band 1
  1. Steptoe LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 1
2
Band 2
  1. Latham & Watkins LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 2
  2. McDermott Will & Emery LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 2
  3. Troutman Pepper
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 2
  4. Wright & Talisman PC
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 2
3
Band 3
  1. Bracewell LLP
    3
    Bracewell LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 3 | 13 Years Ranked
    Bracewell LLP is a leading firm with highly impressive expertise across the energy arena, particularly esteemed for its ability within the oil and gas regulatory space.Offers excellent capability in FERC and CFTC investigations, as well as representation of pipeline clients in FERC rate, tariff and jurisdictional matters. Also able to assist large utility clients, transmission owners and private equity investors on regulatory power matters, along with electric cooperatives and municipal utilities. Frequently seen on big-ticket transactions in both the power and the oil and gas space, handling matters for clients ranging from electric utilities and merchant transmission owners to upstream exploration companies and refineries.
  2. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    3
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 3 | 14 Years Ranked
    Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is a market-leading and impressively broad-based group with recognized ability across the full range of energy sectors. Best known as one of the strongest and deepest nuclear regulatory teams in the country, frequently handling the largest and most complex of matters for utilities. Offers clients a strong regulatory power practice with extensive capabilities in compliance and enforcement matters before FERC. Also noted for expertise in regulatory matters for oil and gas clients and extensive administrative and appellate litigation capabilities. Supplements its sector-spanning regulatory expertise with broad capabilities in the acquisition, sale and financing of conventional and renewable power assets.
  3. McGuireWoods LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 3
  4. Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 3
  5. Van Ness Feldman LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 3
4
Band 4
  1. Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    4
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4 | 5 Years Ranked
    Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP is a strong energy practice with capabilities across both power and oil and gas matters. Leads and arranges financing for big-ticket power transactions, with particular strength in the wind and solar spaces. Also recognized for its capabilities in the power regulatory space covering rate, rulemaking and enforcement proceedings before FERC. Further recognized for substantial strength in the oil and gas transactional space, regularly acting on upstream, midstream and downstream matters.
  2. Jones Day
    4
    Jones Day
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4 | 4 Years Ranked
    Jones Day is noted for its expertise spanning the power and oil and gas sectors, counting power generators, institutional investors, electric utilities and pipeline operators as part of its client base. Ably assists with master limited partnerships, joint ventures and other commercial agreements in the oil and gas sector. Also handles a broad range of regulatory matters in the power sector including M&A approval, investigations and rate and tariff proceedings.
  3. Sidley Austin LLP
    4
    Sidley Austin LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4 | 3 Years Ranked
    Sidley Austin LLP offers clients broad expertise in the energy space covering transactional, regulatory and litigation work. Particularly well thought of in the oil and gas space with capability across upstream, midstream and downstream matters. Represents clients before FERC on regulatory approvals, enforcement and rate issues. Offers additional strength in power regulation and litigation, assisting clients participating in the generation, transmission and distribution and trading of electricity. Also offers capabilities in transactional matters for electricity clients.
  4. Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4
  5. Day Pitney LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4
  6. Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4
  7. Jenner & Block LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4
  8. Rock Creek Energy Group, LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4
  9. Thompson Coburn LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 4
5
Band 5
  1. Baker Botts L.L.P.
    5
    Baker Botts L.L.P.
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 2 Years Ranked
    Baker Botts L.L.P. is a very well-regarded energy firm with strength across transactional, regulatory and litigation settings. Frequently retained by oil and gas, power and investor clients who are active in energy matters. Strong in oil and gas acquisitions and sales, with particular expertise in the MLP market. Provides regulatory advice and FERC representation on pipeline and rate issues. Noted for particular abilities in FERC rulemakings. Also active in the power space, assisting traditional power, renewable energy and utility clients on a range of transactions.
  2. Covington & Burling LLP
    5
    Covington & Burling LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 9 Years Ranked
    Covington & Burling LLP is highlighted for regulatory acumen in the power sector with notable competencies in navigating wholesale and retail electricity market rules as well as transmission-related issues. Highly capable of managing FERC and CFTC investigations and enforcement proceedings.
  3. Crowell & Moring LLP
    5
    Crowell & Moring LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 9 Years Ranked
    Crowell & Moring LLP is a highly capable team that focuses on regulatory matters, particularly in the power space. Active in both FERC proceedings and in federal appeals courts. Particular strengths include obtaining FERC approvals for corporate restructurings and rate setting. Offers additional capability in market access, public policy and infrastructure planning matters. Frequently represents energy storage and microgrid companies as well as renewable and conventional power clients.
  4. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    5
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 3 Years Ranked
    Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP adeptly handles a variety of transactions for clients in the power industry, including the purchase and sale of assets as well as joint ventures and other agreements. Noted for developing transactional capabilities in the natural gas and LNG space. Offers further expertise in regulatory authorization and other proceedings before FERC and the DOE in regulatory proceedings connected with the siting and construction of LNG production, liquefaction and export facilities.
  5. Paul Hastings LLP
    5
    Paul Hastings LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 3 Years Ranked
    Paul Hastings LLP is routinely engaged to advise power sector clients on complex FERC proceedings. Demonstrates considerable expertise in project authorizations and FERC enforcement actions. Particularly noted for its experience in transmission and solar energy work.
  6. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    5
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 14 Years Ranked
    Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates is a distinguished power practice. Represents US and global energy market participants, including public and private companies, private equity firms, investment banks and governmental entities. Particularly esteemed for big-ticket utility M&A deals. Also brings expert capability in holding company reorganizations, asset auctions and joint ventures.
  7. Vinson & Elkins LLP
    5
    Vinson & Elkins LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 7 Years Ranked
    Vinson & Elkins LLP is a Houston-based powerhouse in the energy space, particularly excelling in oil and gas transactions and regulatory work. Continues to have a fantastic reputation for its work in upstream transactions and represents a fine choice of counsel for LNG matters. Offers leading representation in the midstream space, with expertise in matters including presidential permit applications and rate cases. Also noted for advising power and renewable clients on large-scale transactional matters. With its strong international presence, clients are offered exceptional expertise in various energy-producing regions around the world. Draws on additional competencies in tax, environmental compliance and project finance, to assist players in both the oil and gas and electricity sectors.
  8. Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    5
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5 | 3 Years Ranked
    Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has expertise in the oil and gas sector spanning upstream, midstream and downstream transactions. Adroitly advises a range of industry participants on strategic mergers, acquisitions, sales and joint venture agreements. Notable presence in the electricity space, handling FERC enforcements and investigations, alongside CFTC-related matters.
  9. Balch & Bingham LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5
  10. K&L Gates
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5
  11. Kirkland & Ellis
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5
  12. Stinson LLP
    Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
    2024 | Band 5