Electric Utility LawWe are a go-to firm for numerous electric utility companies throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico and Nevada. Phil Romero and his team have successfully handled hundreds of disputes at all phases, from investigation to appeal. Much of this practice involves our defense and assistance of electric cooperatives in several areas:
- Large wildfires and associated property loss
- Electrical contacts and catastrophic injuries
- Structure fires
- Accidents involving commercial vehicles
- Easement disputes
- Tariff agreement application
- Underground facilities
- Legislative compliance
- Contract negotiation and preparation
Electric utility cases are often highly technical, from a factual and legal perspective. Our handling attorneys are familiar with the relevant standards, rules and regulations that apply to this specialized practice area. We have the experience and technical background to handle and bring these types of matters to positive resolution. Often, this involves utilizing the proper industry experts to achieve the best results for our clients.
Electric cooperatives regularly retain the Firm to prepare and negotiate contracts in order to protect their interests and shift risk where appropriate. We take a practical approach to contract formation and pride ourselves on our ability to facilitate deals while looking out for the cooperative’s best interests.