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Representative Experience

Sysco Corporation

The firm represented Sysco Corporation, a multinational distributor of food products to restaurants, healthcare and educational facilities, and hospitality businesses, in connection with alleged violations of California environmental regulations involving Sysco’s Northern California distribution facilities. The matter was resolved successfully. More

Timber Company: Water Rights

We advised a northwest timber company on the availability of water rights for a potential 3,000 acre land purchase for logging and possible future development. More

Training and Advising on Regulatory Matters

Utility Employee Training on Federal Laws and Regulations Prohibiting Manipulative Trading

  • Covered laws and agency rules that prohibit manipulative trading in gas, electricity, and financial derivatives, as enforced by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission


Utility Generating Facilities

Richard Allan represents an investor-owned utility in obtaining state authorizations for multiple phases of  two natural gas-fired power plants. His representation has involved preparation of numerous applications, defense of an administrative contested case, and negotiation of agreements for public facility improvements. More