Our Practice

We are dedicated to the representation of investor-owned electric companies, transmission and distribution utilities, electric cooperatives, water and telecommunications utilities, intrastate natural gas pipelines, common carriers of natural gas liquids and crude petroleum, and natural gas distribution utilities before municipalities and state regulatory agencies, including the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) and Railroad Commission of Texas (RCT), as well as the Texas courts.

Practice Areas

  • Merger and acquisition approval proceedings, as well as compliance due diligence for potential acquisition of regulated interests
  • Transmission and distribution cost of service rate proceedings for electric utilities
  • Transmission line Certificates of Convenience and Necessity
  • Distribution cost recovery factor filings
  • Energy efficiency cost recovery
  • Storm cost recovery, securitization, and true-up
  • Fuel factor and fuel/purchased power cost reconciliation matters
  • Federal tax reform proceedings
  • Market power proceedings
  • Rulemaking proceedings
  • Code of Conduct matters
  • Reliability and service quality matters
  • Agency investigations and enforcement matters
  • ERCOT protocol issues, including complaints against ERCOT or Texas RE
  • Wholesale and retail tariff disputes
  • Multi-jurisdictional change in control proceedings for electric utility transitioning to Regional Transmission Organization
  • Agency investigations and enforcement matters, including customer complaints
  • Defense in appeal of Public Utility Commission of Texas order dismissing a customer complaint for lack of jurisdiction
  • Defense in lawsuit alleging Deceptive Trade Practices Act claims by a customer against an electric utility