Energy powers our local and national economies, and it is vital to the success of every global market. Organizations in the energy sector witnessed decades of comprehensive change, from regulation to deregulation and open markets. Technology changes the way our energy clients meet customer demand, and sustainable initiatives impact how consumers choose providers.
Our attorneys understand both the history and the future of the energy sector and work with clients to evaluate opportunities, address challenges and ensure optimal business outcomes. We have represented most of the major electric and gas utilities in Ohio for decades, in all aspects of their businesses including rate cases, pricing requirements and entry into competitive markets. Our team also represents energy clients in complex litigation and regulatory proceedings, and helps to minimize the cost of the discovery process.
Whether facing challenges from municipalities, advocacy groups or consumers, we help form and implement effective strategies for progress. From eminent domain action, to property tax disputes concerning valuation of gas in storage, to creation and transfer of mineral interests, we help our clients address their greatest energy concerns. Our lawyers have earned a reputation for experience, creativity and professionalism, and Porter Wright has been named a “Recommended firm for Utilities” by clients in BTI’s 2017 Industry Power Rankings.