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Our energy team offers the full array of transactional, regulatory, litigation and advisory services to clients spanning every segment of the energy space, from the extraction, marketing and delivery of fuel sources, to power generation and associated waste mitigation, to distribution and retail delivery, to the development, construction and closure of energy facilities. Clients turn to us for experienced guidance at each unique phase of project development.

We assist regulated and unregulated energy companies and their customers in the development and execution of sophisticated financing, tax, renewable portfolio, fuel, siting, land use and joint venture strategies, as well as in the maintenance and commercialization of their intellectual property and trade secret assets. We also represent energy industry participants in complex environmental and commercial litigation, and in a variety of permitting, enforcement and regulatory proceedings before state and federal agencies.

Our team has a significant bench of experienced attorneys who regularly handle large, quick-turnaround due diligence and discovery projects for our energy clients.

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Patrick R. Northam

Industry Team Leader

Louisville, KY

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Buyer Beware! Ohio’s Seventh District Says DMA Claims Not for Sale

June 11, 2024 | Publications

If a severed mineral interest is abandoned of record under the Ohio Dormant Mineral Act (DMA),[1] bu...

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U.S. EPA Urges States to Consider Including PFAS Monitoring in Power Plant Wastewater Discharge Perm...

June 4, 2024 | PFAS Updates

On April 25, 2024, U.S. EPA finalized a Clean Water Act regulation to revise the technology-based ef...

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Congress Following States’ Lead to Phase Out PFAS

May 23, 2024 | PFAS Updates

On April 18, 2024, Congresswoman Betty McCollum (MN) and Senator Dick Durbin (IL) introduced the For...

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Seven More PFAS Added to Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) Reporting by U.S. EPA

May 22, 2024 | PFAS Updates

On May 17, 2024, U.S. EPA finalized the addition of seven PFAS chemicals to the agency’s Toxic Rel...

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Kentucky Legislature Creates New Agency to Review Proposed Retirement of Utility Generation Faciliti...

May 17, 2024 | Publications

The Kentucky legislature recently enacted Senate Bill (SB) 349, which creates a new agency, the Ener...

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State Legislature Sparks Nuclear Energy Development in Kentucky with SB 198

May 16, 2024 | Publications

The Kentucky Legislature recently passed Senate Bill (SB) 198, overriding Governor Andy Beshear’s ...

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