Work with a team that excels at acquiring commodities and developing infrastructure


Parsons Behle & Latimer’s energy attorneys have provided intelligent solutions to our clients in complex energy law matters for more than 100 years. We provide legal counsel and representation to many of the world’s largest mining, manufacturing and commercial entities as well as municipalities, power associations, independent power producers, transmission developers, renewable and co-generation entities in developing and acquiring energy and its associated infrastructure. Our work with clients includes:

Regulated Environments

  • Rate cases
  • Rulemakings
  • Certificate proceedings
  • Investigations
  • Favorable tariff and rate schedule terms and conditions
  • Defense against rate increases
  • Distribution, transmission and interconnection agreements
  • Obtaining rate decreases for municipal, industrial and commercial energy customers

Deregulated Environments

  • Purchasing commodity
  • Hedging
  • FERC reporting

Project Finance and Development

  • Debt and equity financing arrangements
  • Identifying tax and other government incentives
  • Regulatory processes
  • Negotiating natural gas and power supply
  • Infrastructure construction and development agreements
  • Distribution, transmission and interconnection agreements
  • Issues entering power purchasing markets
  • Co-generation projects
  • Assisting energy developers with organizational structure, financing, permitting and licensing, contract negotiation and operational issues

Civil Litigation

  • Civil investigations before municipal councils, agencies, other governmental bodies
  • Energy supply contracts
  • Construction contracts
  • Defense against stray voltage claims


  • Lobbying before state and federal legislative and regulatory bodies


Key Contacts

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Solar Energy Acquisition

Represented buyer in land acquisition of multiple utility scale solar project involving private, state, and BLM land, and including land acquisition, title, leasing, and entitlements.

Renewable Energy

Represented lender in financing of multiple utility scale solar project including land acquisition, title, leasing, and entitlements.

Hydrogen Conversion and Storage Project

Represented the operator of a power plant in the negotiation and drafting of an agreement to develop and construct a hydrogen conversion plant and underground salt dome storage facility which is the first of its kind in the western United States.