BUSINESS & LEGAL SERVICES
Regulatory Advocacy and Litigation
The firm represents clients needing approvals from energy regulatory agencies or who wish to advocate positions before regulatory agencies and before legislative bodies, at federal, state and local levels. Recent examples include representation of businesses seeking to provide submetering services in multi-family buildings in Minnesota, Illinois, Pennsylvania and other states, and litigation with utilities as to the ownership of renewable energy credits under power purchase agreements, interconnection of distribution generation facilities, and PURPA issues.
Commercial and Construction Services
The firm is particularly experienced in the negotiation and drafting of simple and sophisticated business contracts, including contracts for construction and engineering services, and the sale or purchase of businesses and their assets.
Small Business and Non-Profit Entities
The firm has worked with many new and small businesses and non-profit enterprises, and can offer assistance in business formation, tax-exempt status, and ongoing business issues such as contracts, employment issues, real estate, and other matters commonly encountered. We offer reduced-fee structures for such clients.