Wright & Talisman is one of the United States’ premier boutique energy law firms, with a history of nearly 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.
- Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
- Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)
Main Areas of Practice:
Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation): Recognized as one of the leading law firms in the electric industry, Wright & Talisman represents and advises many of the industry’s key players including investor-owned electric utilities, regional transmission organizations, independent transmission companies, independent power producers and qualifying facilities, power marketing companies, and investors in, and lenders to, the electric industry. For several decades, Wright & Talisman attorneys’ profound understanding of the legal challenges surrounding the generation and transmission of electric energy, as well as their solid grasp of regulation of the industry by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), have made Wright & Talisman a steady partner with clients throughout the electric energy industry.
Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation):
Wright & Talisman has long been recognized as a leader in representing natural gas pipelines before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), other federal agencies, and the courts. With substantial experience in all sectors of the industry, including interstate, midstream, and intrastate pipelines, Wright & Talisman attorneys routinely counsel pipeline companies, gathering, processing, and storage providers, shippers, producers, energy marketers, gas distribution companies, project sponsors, investors, mining companies, and others with interests in the rates and services of regulated energy companies. Wright & Talisman’s oil pipeline practice has a distinguished history before the FERC and the courts, representing oil and products pipelines, shippers, producers, refiners, marketing companies, and others with interests in the services and rates of pipelines regulated under the Interstate Commerce Act.