We work directly with oil and gas exploration and production; midstream, downstream and service companies; and power generation, transmission and distribution companies, providing compliance assistance, litigation support, project finance assistance and all the comprehensive counsel necessary to run a business in a highly regulated environment. We also work actively with trade associations and companies engaged in the legislative and regulatory rulemaking processes on a federal, state and local level.
From the initial business and policy decisions to the point where the energy source is used, sold or combusted, and at every milestone in between, Kelley Drye attorneys and professionals have delivered results for our clients. Our comprehensive practice provides energy clients a diverse array of experience to support their business, including intellectual property protection, insolvency, tax, trade and government relations. Our clients benefit from experienced energy and environmental litigators, tax practitioners, government relations advisors and in-house economists. Our attorneys have previously served at high levels of government and as counsel to energy and manufacturing trade associations.
Our clients rely on us to help shape and understand energy policy and regulations. Our regulatory team has helped some of the world’s largest trade associations, integrated oil and gas companies, refiners and producers of innovative renewable energy technology understand and navigate the unique environmental and regulatory pressures faced by energy companies. Our energy transactions team has facilitated dozens of groundbreaking exploration and production projects, power plants, pipelines and green energy projects, and has negotiated capacity procurement contracts between some of the country’s largest utilities and some of the fastest-growing energy developers. Our litigation team has handled some of the largest and most complex disputes in the energy sector. We have represented some of the world’s largest energy companies and trade associations in court proceedings, arbitrations, expert determinations, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.