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 has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in the energy industry. Our energy lawyers are skilled strategists and negotiators who understand the complexity of utility transactions and operations, and are able to help navigate regulatory issues, while addressing the myriad of competing interests of stakeholders.

We provide full service legal counsel for utilities, including:

  • Acquisition of new transmission and generation facilities
  • Facilities sitings
  • Utility mergers
  • Rate settings
  • Long-term power contracts
  • Litigation before state and federal regulatory bodies, including the Vermont Public Utility Commission, Vermont Public Service Department and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Mediation