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Representative Experience

Commercial Developer: Citizen Suit Defense

We defended a property owner and developer who was the target of a citizen’s suit alleging violation of the Clean Water Act in connection with the development, permitting, and construction of a large residential development. Defense of the case required coordination with the U.S. More

Commercial Transactions

Transmission Infrastructure Development

  • On behalf of multiple clients, negotiated and drafted transactional document package for 250-mile long, 345-kV transmission line in South Dakota and Minnesota, valued at more than $700 million

“Downstream” Project Participation Agreements

  • On behalf of joint action agency, negotiated and drafted “downstream” subscription agreements for capacity rights in new transmission facilities


Complex Litigation Settlement

Multi-party Agreement to Settle Decades of Bonneville Power Administration Litigation

  • Served as co-lead negotiator and lead drafter of comprehensive agreement to settle decades of litigation over the Bonneville Power Administration’s Residential Exchange Program


Coordinated Utility Compliance Program

Collaborative Compliance Agreement to Form Frequency Response Sharing Group

  • Helped utility operators develop multilateral formation agreement and technical documentation to collectively comply with new federal standard for frequency response


ECS Refining

We represent ECS Refining, one of the nation’s largest electronics recycling companies, in connection with a range of environmental compliance and enforcement matters, including compliance with state requirements governing the management of hazardous and “universal” wastes. More