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BakerHostetler’s Energy team offers unparalleled experience and a deep understanding of the energy industry. For decades, we have served energy companies across the country and around the world. We represent industry leaders in some of their largest transactions and handle their most complex litigation and regulatory matters.

  • Represent multistate competitive retail energy suppliers on compliance and regulatory matters in competitive markets.
  • Represent a large Texas-based competitive retail energy supplier in a major commission investigation relating to retail energy marketing and sales practices.
  • Represent six Ohio electric cooperatives, including three of the five largest cooperatives in the state, for more than 25 years on various matters including board policy, corporate governance, litigation, regulatory, financing, transactions and strategic planning.
  • Represent a wind turbine supplier before the Ohio Power Siting Board.
  • Defended a Florida utility in a lawsuit filed by the city of Marianna, Florida, seeking termination of a retail electric utility franchise agreement.
  • Represented a utility in its acquisition of all equity interests and assets pertaining to a 272 MW electric-generating facility in Colorado.
  • Represented electric utilities in cases asserting that the supplier breached contract warranties, committed fraud and violated federal RICO and state unfair competition laws by providing defective steam generators in nuclear power systems.
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest retail electricity suppliers in its acquisition of a Texas-based retail electricity provider for $270 million plus working capital.
  • Represented a Florida utility in a class action lawsuit regarding regulatory compliance fees.
  • Successfully represented a steel manufacturer in an administrative trial before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) involving a demand by a large electric utility company for millions of dollars in security on a commercial electricity supply contract.
  • Serve as regulatory counsel to competitive retail electricity suppliers in Ohio, with experience advising clients on all aspects of retail electricity marketing and sales in the state and compliance with PUCO regulations.

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