You position your company for growth by recognizing and managing risk and identifying opportunities created by new technologies and ever-shifting legal and regulatory requirements. When it comes to critical regulatory, financial and business challenges in regulatory matters, litigation, financing and transactions, you need lawyers who are immersed in the energy sector and know its shape from every angle.
The energy lawyers at Alston & Bird have honed their experience working at the forefront of the industry. We provide pragmatic counsel in electric and natural gas regulation, renewable energy, project licensing, development and financing, mergers and acquisitions, EPC contracting and construction services, energy supply transactions, derivatives, hedge funds and alternative investments, intellectual property, carbon management and public policy.
Our team can represent you in state and federal regulatory proceedings, including enforcement investigations by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). You can rely on our regulatory counsel in a wide variety of commercial, transactional and litigation contexts.
Our experience touches every area, allowing us to offer a helpful, big-picture perspective. We represent clients in diverse sectors of the energy industry, including electric utilities, merchant generators, independent transmission operators, renewable power developers, natural gas producers, transmission developers, storage operators, natural gas and oil pipelines, local distribution companies and gas and power marketers.
In such a highly regulated industry, your business and legal challenges can be complex. We can help you address problems so that you can focus on achieving your goals.