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Described by clients as “very smart, meticulous, service-oriented,” David is a Chambers-ranked energy attorney and co-leader of the firm’s national Energy Industry team.

— Crain's Cleveland Business

David Proaño co-leads the firm’s national Energy Industry team, representing clients across the nation in the utility and energy industries.  Ranked Band 1 by Chambers in Energy and Natural Resources in Ohio, David focuses his practice on utility matters, rate-making, regulatory compliance, commission investigations, retail and wholesale energy contracts, commercial disputes and business issues in the utility and energy sectors, and has years of experience with multiple facets of the energy industry. He routinely appears and practices before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on utility, rate-making, regulatory and litigated matters, including representing natural gas companies in utility matters, representing energy trade associations in rate-making matters and serving as lead defense counsel in several major PUCO investigations of certified retail energy suppliers.

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