Pete Degnan is an energy attorney who also serves as general counsel for the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG Power), one of the country's largest electric power joint action agencies. In that capacity, he has extensive involvement in all aspects of the utility industry, including negotiating and drafting long-term power purchase agreements, defending rate-making decisions and extensive involvement in structuring new project transactions. He has also led MEAG Power's efforts to develop two new nuclear plants in Georgia, including negotiations of the ownership agreements, the power sales contracts and the power purchase agreements pertaining to the project.
Mr. Degnan is an experienced civil litigator who has tried more than 100 cases during his career, including cases involving constitutional challenges to the actions of local and state government and litigation involving accreditation bodies on behalf of post-secondary educational institutions, as well as complex commercial contracts claims. He is listed as one of the leading Georgia lawyers representing utilities in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, The Best Lawyers in America and Georgia Super Lawyers magazine.