Energy

An experienced team for challenging projects

Local and regional utilities operate at the intersection of Vermont’s environmental laws and energy initiatives. Successful ventures require deep industry knowledge and skilled representation.

Sheehey Furlong & Behm has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in the energy industry. The attorneys in our energy team are skilled strategists and negotiators who understand the complexity of utility transactions. We partner with our clients to navigate regulatory issues and  address the competing interests of stakeholders.

Our firm provides full service legal counsel for utility-related transactions, including the acquisition of new transmission and generation facilities, facilities siting, utility mergers, rate setting, and long-term power contracts. We have also represented clients in resolving a range of energy-related disputes through mediation and litigation.

Our attorneys routinely provide  representation before state and federal regulatory bodies including the Vermont Public Utility Commission, Vermont Public Service Department and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.