Representative Matters

  • Represented the Chair and Commissioners of the New York State Public Service Commission in a case defending New York’s zero-emissions credit component of the state’s “Clean Energy Standard.”  The district court dismissed the complaint against the Commission.  Coalition for Competitive Electricity v. Zibelman, 272 F. Supp. 3d 554 (S.D.N.Y. 2017), aff’d, 906 F.3d 41 (2d Cir. 2018), petition for cert. filed sub nom. Elec. Power Supply Ass’n v. Rhodes, 87 U.S.L.W. 3292 (U.S. docketed Jan. 9, 2019) (No. 18-879).
  • Represented the Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government in a case defending Louisville Metro’s one touch make-ready (OTMR) ordinance against federal and state law challenges brought by BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC d/b/a AT&T.  BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC v. Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government, No. 3:16-cv-124-DJH (W.D. Ky. 2017 Aug. 16, 2017).
  • Successfully negotiated transmission rate settlement saving California ratepayers $20 million.