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Utility Regulation

Alternative Regulation

  United States
  • Ameren
  • Arizona Public Service
  • Atlanta Gas Light
  • Atlantic City Electric
  • Avista
  • Baltimore Gas & Electric
  • Bangor Hydro Electric
  • Bay State Gas
  • Boston Edison
  • Boston Gas
  • Brooklyn Union Gas
  • Central Maine Power
  • Central Vermont Public Service
  • Commonwealth Edison
  • Commonwealth Energy
  • Delmarva Power & Light
  • Detroit Edison
  • DLA Piper
  • Duke Energy
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • Energy Distributors of Massachusetts
  • Entergy Services
  • Georgia Power
  • Hawaiian Electric
  • Hawaii Electric Light
  • Illinois Power
  • Interstate Natural Gas Association of America
  • Kentucky Utilities
  • Louisville Gas and Electric
  • Maui Electric
  • Minnegasco
  • National Grid
  • New England Gas
  • Niagara Mohawk Power
  • Nicor Gas
  • NMGas
  • Northern States Power
  • Northwest Natural Gas
  • NSTAR Electric & Gas
  • Oklahoma Gas & Electric
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Potomac Electric Power
  • Public Service Electric & Gas
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Questar Gas
  • Rhode Island Energy Efficiency & Resources Management Council
  • San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southern California Gas
  • TXU
  • Unitil
  • Vectren
  • Western Resources
  • Xcel Energy
    Britain and Europe
    • Northern Electricity Distribution
    • Yorkshire Electricity Distribution
    • United Utilities
    • Bundesnetzagentur (Germany)
    Canada
    • Alberta Power
    • BC Gas
    • British Columbia Transmission
    • Canadian Gas Association
    • Canadian Electricity Association
    • Commercial Energy Consumers of British Columbia
    • Consumers' Coalition of Alberta
    • Dept. of Natural Resources, New Foundland & Labrador
    • Enbridge Gas Distribution
    • EPCOR
    • Gaz Metro
    • Hydro One Networks
    • Hydro Quebec
    • Ontario Energy Board
    • Union Gas
    Latin America and Caribbean
    • Comision Reguladora de Energia (Mexico)
    • Enargas
    • Jamaica Public Service (Jamaica)
    • Aquaelectra (Curacao)
    • Superintendencia de Electricidad (Bolivia)
    • Work Bank
    Asia, Australia and New Zealand
    • Citipower
    • Electricity Networks Association
    • Electricity Supply Association of Australia
    • Energy Safe Victoria
    • Essential Services Commission
    • Essential Services Commission of South Australia
    • New South Wales Electricity Association
    • Powerco
    • Powercor
    • Queensland Competition Authority
    • Tokyo Electric Power
    • TXU Australia
    • United Energy
    • United Networks
    • SPI Net
    • Victoria Department of Primary Industries

Benchmarking

(only public studies listed)
 
  • AGL Electricity
  • Ameren Services
  • Atlanta Gas Light
  • Aquaelectra (Curacao)
  • Australian Energy Regulator
  • Bay State Gas
  • Boston Gas
  • Canadian Electricity Association (Canada)
  • Central Research Institute of the Electric Power Industry (Japan)
  • CitiPower, Pty. (Australia)
  • Central Vermont Public Service
  • Comision Reguladora de Energia (Mexico)
  • Electricity Networks Association (New Zealand)
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution (Canada)
  • Energex (Australia)
  • Enersource Hydro Missisauga (Canada)
  • Envestra (Australia)
  • Ergon (Australia)
  • Essential Services Commission (Australia)
  • Fortis Alberta (Canada)
  • Hydro One Networks (Canada)
  • Jamaica Public Service (Jamaica)
  • Kentucky Utilities
  • Louisville Gas & Electric
  • Michigan Public Service Commission
  • Multinet (Australia)
  • National Electric Distribution Forum
  • New England Gas
  • NGC (New Zealand)
  • NMGas
  • NSTAR Gas
  • Oklahoma Gas & Electric
  • Ontario Energy Board (Canada)
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Portland General Electric
  • Powercor (Australia)
  • Powerlink Queensland (Australia)
  • Public Service Company of Colorado
  • San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Superintendencia de Electricidad (Bolivia)
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southern California Gas
  • Power Distributors of Massachusetts (Service Quality)
  • Toronto Hydro (Canada)
  • TXU (Australia)
  • United Energy (Australia)
  • Vector (New Zealand)

Codes of Competitive Conduct

  • Alliant Energy
  • Edison Electric Institute

Mergers

  • Centerior - Ohio Edison
  • Cincinnati Gas & Electric - PSI Energy
  • Kansas City Power & Light - Western Resources
  • Koch Energy Trading - Entergy Power Marketing
  • Northeast Utilities - Public Service of New Hampshire
  • Northern States Power - Wisconsin Electric Power
  • Pacific Telesis - SBC Communications
  • Pennsylvania Power
  • PSI Energy - IPALCO
  • Southern California Edison - San Diego Gas & Electric
  • Wisconsin Electric - ESELCO
  • Wisconsin Power & Light
  • Wisconsin Public Service - Upper Peninsula Power Marketing

Utility Industry Structure

 
  • Comision Reguladora de Energia (Mexico)
  • Edison Electric Institute
  • Essential Services Commission
  • Hawaiian Electric
  • Western Power (Australia)


Other Electric

 
  • Alliant Energy
  • American Transmission
  • Anaheim Utility District
  • Arizona Electric Power Cooperative
  • Arizona Public Service
  • Arkansas Power & Light
  • ATCO Electric
  • Avista
  • BP Energy
  • Boston Edison
  • Calpine
  • Central Maine Power
  • Cinergy
  • City of St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • Commonwealth Edison
  • Dayton Power and Light
  • DERS
  • Dominion Resources
  • Duke Energy
  • Duke Energy Carolinas
  • Duke Energy Indiana
  • Duke Energy South Bay
  • Eastern Wisconsin Utilities
  • El Paso Merchant Electric
  • Enmax
  • Enron-Dominion Cogen
  • Entergy
  • Essential Services Commission
  • Florida Power & Light
  • Georgia Electric Membership Cooperative
  • Georgia Power
  • Idacorp
  • Industrial Energy Users Association
  • Iowa Electric Light and Power
  • Kansas Gas & Electric
  • Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia
  • New York State Electric & Gas
  • Niagara Mohawk Power
  • Northeast Utilities Service
  • Northern Indiana Public Service
  • Northern States Power
  • NUCOR Steel
  • Oglethorpe Power Corporation
  • Ohio Power
  • Pacificorp
  • Pacific Gas & Electric
  • Pennsylvania Power & Light
  • Pennsylvania Power Company
  • Pinnacle West Capital
  • Portland General
  • Power Company of America
  • Powerex
  • Progress Energy
  • Public Service of New Hampshire
  • Public Service of New Mexico
  • Puget Sound Energy
  • Rochester Gas & Electric
  • Sempra Energy
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southern Company
  • Southwestern Public Services
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Virginia Electric and Power
  • West Penn Power
  • Westar
  • Western Resources
  • Wisconsin Electric Power
  • Wisconsin Energy
  • Wisconsin Public Service Commission
  • Wisconsin Public Service Company
  • Xcel Energy

Other Gas

 
  • Arkla
  • Atlantic Oil Distributors Association
  • Boston Gas
  • BC Gas (Canada)
  • Connecticut Natural Gas
  • East Ohio Gas
  • Elizabethtown Gas
  • Enbridge (Canada)
  • Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc. (Ontario, Canada)
  • Enstar Natural Gas
  • Essential Services Commission
  • ICG Utilities (Ontario)
  • Independent Petroleum Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Distributors Association
  • National Fuel Gas Distribution
  • Nicor Gas
  • Oil Heat Association of Washington
  • Pennsylvania Gas & Water
  • Philadelphia Gas Works
  • Societe en commandite Gaz Metro (Quebec, Canada)
  • Steurt Petroleum
  • Unicorp of Canada
  • Union Gas Limited (Ontario)
  • Washington Gas Light
  • Wisconsin Gas

Oil and Gas Transmission

 
  • ANR Pipeline
  • Arkla
  • ATCO Pipeline
  • BC Gas
  • Buckeye Pipe Line
  • Cascade Natural Gas
  • Consolidated Gas Supply
  • Exxon Pipeline
  • Koch Gateway
  • Kinder Morgan
  • LFC Gas
  • Members of New England Customer Group
  • Northwest Natural Gas
  • Tennessee Gas Pipeline
  • Texas Eastern Transmission
  • Transwestern Pipeline
  • United Gas Pipe Line
  • Washington Natural Gas

Telecom, Postal, and Railroads

 
  • Interstate Mobile Phone
  • National Association of Greeting Card Publishers
  • Pacific Telesis
  • Slover and Loftus
  • Telecom New Zealand

Civil Litigation

Antitrust and Market Power

  • Charter Communications - Shareholder Derivative Suite
  • City of San Francisco - Antitrust Allegations Regarding Paper Racks
  • CNIC - Railroad Merger Market Power
  • Department of Justice - Bakery Merger
  • Koch Gateway - Market Based Rates
  • Madison General Hospital - Introducing Open Heart Surgery
  • Mid-Continental Gas - Reorganization
  • Philips Agilent - Market Power in Cardio Ultrasound Manufacturing
  • Primergy Merger - Market Power
  • Southern Union Gas - Price Fixing
  • UpNorth - Market Power in Agricultural Silage Bags
  • U.S. West - Unfair Marketing
  • WEC/ESELCO Merger
  • Xerox - Capital Asset Pricing

Contract Disputes

  • Alliant vs. State of Wisconsin Constitutionality of Public Utility Holding Company Act
  • Anaconda Coal
  • APPC vs. Puerto Rica Telephone Company – Royalty Dispute
  • Astrum Utility Services vs. City of Industry – Management Services
  • Caterpillar - Tuna Boat Damage
  • DLA Piper Rudnick
  • El Paso Merchant Energy vs. Nevada Power - Power Contract Breach
  • EPME vs. Nevada Power – Power Contract Breach
  • Fluor Daniel vs. Madera
  • Gulf + Western (Paramount) vs. Niagara Mohawk - Ball-Value
  • Hard Rock Cafe International
  • Idacorp Energy vs. Overton Power Utility District - Power Contract Breach
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power vs. Industrial Electric Users - Prices
  • Microsoft - Fraud
  • Oakland Raiders vs. Oakland Coliseum - Contract Breach
  • Pacific Enterprises vs. San Diego Gas & Electric - Electricity Purchase Dispute
  • Planmetrics vs. Energy Management Associate-Marketing - Joint Software
  • Roth v. California State University Dispute
  • Salton Sea vs. Stone & Webster – Construction Defects
  • Schnitman vs. Kantor – Partnership Dissolution
  • Smallwood vs. ARCO - CO2 Royalty Dispute
  • Tecumseh Pipeline - Purchase Dispute
  • Tennessee Valley Authority - Large Industrial User Price Contracts
  • Vulan/BN Geothermal vs. Stone & Webster - Construction Defects

Copyright and Patent Infringement

  • Apple vs. Microsoft/Hewlett Packard
  • Blue Mountain vs. Hallmark
  • Bristol Meyers Squib - Anti-competitive Effects of Extending Patent Protections
  • Electric Polaroid vs. Kodak Polaroid
  • Nixon Peabody LLP
  • Mabuchi Motors vs. Johnson
  • Polo vs. Brown, et.al.
  • Trombetta vs. Dana and AEC
  • Turtle Wax vs. Miracle 2000
  • Varidyne vs. AT&T
  • Western Medical Devices vs. Miglin, et al.

Natural Resource Damage Assesment

  • Anaconda Mining
  • Castaic Lake Water Agency
  • Charles George Trash Company
  • Eagle Mine - Gulf + Western/Paramount
  • French Limited
  • G&H Landfill
  • Honda Leasing/Stigma Kennecott Copper
  • Los Angeles Harbor - Montrose Chemical Corp./Stouffer/ICI/Chris Craft
  • Michael, Best & Friedrich
  • Motorola
  • Nestucca - Sause Bros. Ocean Towing
  • New Bedford Harbor - AVX/Aerovox/Federal
  • Newhall County Water District
  • Pacific Outboard Marine Corporation
  • Santa Clarita Water Company
  • Southern Pacific
  • Valencia Water Company
  • Waste Management, Inc.

Preservation vs. Development

  • Big-Sky Development
  • Cross Florida Barge Canal
  • Hell's Canyon Dam
  • Historic Manassas Battlefield
  • Kissimee River Channelization
  • Mineral King Ski Development
  • New Melonies River
  • Tennessee Tombigbee River
  • Tocks Island Dam
  • Trans-Alaska Pipeline

Tax Evaluation

  • Avatar (Rio Rico) Utility Property Evaluation for Internal Revenue Service
  • Boston Edison Tax Evaluation vs. Various Municipalities
  • Commonwealth Edison vs. Cities in Illinois
  • IRS

Other Cases

  • Aliant vs. Alliant (Brand Name)
  • ARCO and Exxon vs. BP (Natural Gas Liquids)
  • ARCO and Exxon vs. Private Royalty Owners (CO2)
  • BMFEA, Bureau of Medical Fraud and Elder Abuse
  • California Electricity Refund Case
  • Conservatorship of E. Strader vs. F&M Trust (Prudence)
  • Exxon Company U.S.A. - Cost Allocation
  • Gray and Company vs. ADM (Price Fixing)
  • In re: Petition for Determination of Need for an Electrical Power Plant in Okeechobee County
  • Marriott International Inc. and Ritz Carlton Hotel Company LLC
  • Nucor Steel vs. TVA
  • Paul Prudhomme - Celebrity Goodwill Value Assessment
  • Philips vs. Entergy (Power Interruption)
  • Phillips 66 - Personal Injury Suit
  • Spray Paint Manufacturers vs. Cook County State Attorney (Chicago Graffiti Case)
  • State of Arkansas vs. Arkla (Prudence)
  • State of Alaska vs. Bank of America (Damages for Failure to Escheat Funds)
  • Tosco vs. LADWP (Power Interruption)
  • Whitely vs. Raybestos-Manhattan (Tobacco/Asbestos)
  • Wolfgram and Associates (Damages)

Pro Bono Assignments

  • Advising the Navajo Nation on Electricity Policy
  • Opposing the Development of an Electricity Project in the Baldwin Hills section of Los Angeles
  • Reforming Energy Prices, Republic of Korea
  • Restructuring Energy Policy, Bangladesh
  • Restructuring Electricity Policy and New Developments, Pakistan
  • Restructuring Energy Policy, Sudan
  • Restructuring Electricity Policy, Turkey
  • Restructuring Electricity Tariffs, Jamaica and Puerto Rico
  • Serving on California's Independent Market Advisory Group, appointed by Governor Gray Davis
  • Sustainable Economic Development and Energy Price Reform, The Philippines