Public Utility & Energy Law
Mr. Trotter practices extensively in the field of public utility law, dealing with all aspects of electric utilities, natural gas and telecommunications services. His experience includes appearances before state utility regulatory commissions, including:
Compliance with regulatory rulings and regulations
Development of rate case applications and supporting testimony
Representation at rate case proceedings and other hearings
Applications for certificates of convenience and necessity
The firm also represents large institutional users of electricity in negotiating agreements in competitive markets, including review and analysis of statutory and regulatory requirements, consideration of energy supply options, and negotiating power supply contracts. The firm has advocated the interests of commercial customers in gas utility rate cases. Mr. Trotter is active before the state legislature in drafting, analyzing and promoting legislation involving deregulation and other energy regulatory issues. Other electric utility, regulatory experience includes transmission line siting, nuclear decommissioning, power plant proceedings and other issues.