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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Natural Gas Replacement Project

Representing Dominion Energy in multi-year, high-pressure natural gas pipeline replacement including eminent domain acquisition, workspace and staging areas, permitting and property rights.  

Solar Energy Acquisition

Represented buyer in acquisition of multiple utility scale solar projects totaling over 350MW and involving private, state and BLM land. Since acquisition, finalized permitting, land acquisition, environmental, title, and tax issues. 

Renewable Energy

Represented client in securing construction financing and in the sale of equity in multiple utility scale solar projects totaling more than 350MW, and private, state and BLM land.