We represent electric and oil and gas clients in a range of transaction matters, such as mergers and acquisitions; asset acquisitions and divestitures; joint ventures; power purchase; transportation service and other agreements; and financing, development, operations and asset management agreements.
We advocate on behalf of electric power clients in a wide spectrum of energy litigation matters, including FERC proceedings under the FPA, natural gas proceedings under the NGA, oil pipeline proceedings under the ICA and litigation before state regulation commissions and state and federal courts.
We represent clients in all aspects of electric and natural gas utility rate regulation before FERC and state public utility commissions, including market-based rates, cost-based rates, incentive rates, abandoned cost recovery and similar proceedings.
Our lawyers represent energy companies and other energy market participants in investigations and enforcement actions before Congress, FERC, NERC, DOT, DOJ and other federal agencies, state public service commissions and state legislatures, various ISO/RTOs and their market monitors and other enforcement bodies.
Our team has extensive experience representing clients with respect to renewable energy project development, financing and acquisition. For more information on our full renewable energy capabilities, click here.
Our Supreme Court and appellate practice has been named to the National Law Journal’s “Appellate Hot List” every year since 2008. Our team brings more than a half-century and hundreds of appeals’ worth of experience to bear on any case, and lawyers from around the country—including accomplished appellate lawyers—regularly consult our lawyers on complex, critical matters.
Akin Gump’s deep knowledge and experience in the worldwide energy business allow us to provide clients with high-value advice when faced with difficult issues and complex transactions. Our lawyers have worked on all aspects of traditional and renewable energy transactions, in virtually every energy-producing and -consuming region of the world.