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Acuity Brands Lighting Inc.

Innovative strategic alliance for Acuity Brands Lighting Inc.
Represented Acuity Brands Lighting Inc, one of the world's leading providers of lighting fixtures and related products and services, in connection more

AGL Resources Inc.

Corporate bond offering "reopening" for AGL Resources Inc.
Represented AGL Resources Inc., a Fortune 1000 energy services holding company and parent company of Atlanta Gas Light, in an underwritten more
$300 million corporate bond offering for AGL Resources Inc.
Represented AGL Resources Inc. in its SEC-registered public offering of $300 million principal amount of 5.25% senior notes due 2019. The offering more
$500 million corporate bond offering for AGL Resources Inc.
Represented natural gas and energy services company AGL Resources in its public offering of $500 million in 30-year corporate bonds. The net proceeds  more Case Study

Ameron International Corp.

Charles Hope v. AMN Acquisition Corp. and Ameron International Corporation
The firm served as lead counsel for Ameron International Corp., a leading manufacturer of large diameter piping for the petrochemical industry. The more

Andritz AG

Acquisition of General Electric's Hydro Equipment Business
Represented Andritz AG in the acquisition of the hydro power equipment business of General Electric, including GE’s majority interest in GE Hydro more Featured

Arizona Public Service Company

Securities and law compliance matters for Arizona Public Service Company *
Represent Arizona Public Service Company (NYSE and PSE: PNW), an electric utility that provides retail and wholesale electric service to most of the more
$190 million acquisition for Arizona Public Service Company *
Represent Arizona Public Service Company (NYSE and PSE: PNW), an electric utility that provides retail and wholesale electric service to most of the more

Carolina Power & Light and Progress Energy

Matter alleging various business torts against Progress Energy Inc. and Carolina Power & Light Co. d/b/a Progress Energy
Represented Progress Energy in a complex matter alleging various business torts, including tortious interference with contract and unfair and more Featured

Confidential

Lead Counsel to U.S. Department of Energy in Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan to Tesla Motors
Acted as U.S. Department of Energy Lead Counsel and architect of the innovative $465 million DOE Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan to more
Lead Counsel to U.S. Department of Energy Lead Counsel in Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing Loan to Ford Motor Company
Acted as U.S. Department of Energy Lead Counsel on the $5.9 billion DOE Advanced Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan to Ford Motor Company. This more
Development and project finance of a pellet manufacturer
Representing a U.S. biomass pellet company in the closing of a $2 million Convertible Note. more
Merger agreement with Scientific Conservation, Inc.
Represented Servidyne, Inc., a building efficiency services provider with shares listed on NASDAQ, in its consideration of strategic alternatives, more
Trademark counseling and portfolio management
Trademark counseling and portfolio management to Oracle (enterprise software), Dignity Health (healthcare), Nexant, Inc. (energy sector software), more
Intellectual Property counseling and advice for Aerogen Power
Provided patent prosecution services and general IP counseling for Aerogen Power, a developer of highly efficient turbines for use in generating more
Construction litigation for University of California Parnassus Medical Center *
Served as legal counsel for the University of California Parnassus Medical Center regarding disputes with the designer/builder of the university more Case Study

Duke University Medical Center

Breach of contract dispute for Duke University Medical Center
Represent Duke University Medical Center in a dispute involving Massey Energy's alleged breach of a coal contract and its related unfair and more

Eltel Networks Infranet AB

Litigation and mediation representation for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more
Contract advice for Eltel Networks Infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in more Featured
Litigation for Eltel Networks infranet AB
Represented Eltel Networks Infranet AB, a leading European Infranet service company specializing in electricity and telecommunications networks, in a  more

ExxonMobil

Exxon Mobil Corp., et al. v. Certain Underwriters at Lloyd's London and the London Market Companies, et al.
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Obtained favorable settlements from more than 100 insurance companies after prevailing in forum battle and summary judgment in environmental coverage  more

InterGen

Post-construction warranty claims for Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd. *
Represented Rocksavage Power Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, against Bechtel for the construction of a 700 MW combined cycle power plant. We more
Construction of a combined cycle power plant for Coryton Energy Co. Ltd *
Represented Coryton Energy Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of InterGen, in resolving claims and negotiating a project closeout agreement with Bechtel and more

James River Coal Company

Acquisition of International Resource Partners for James River Coal Company
The firm assisted James River Coal Company (James River) in its acquisition of International Resource Partners (IRP) for $515 million in cash. We more Case Study

Knoxville Utilities Board

Wastewater compliance issues for Knoxville Utilities Board
Represented Knoxville Utilities Board with regard to wastewater compliance issues including negotiation of a comprehensive federal consent decree more Featured

LMP Corporation

LMP Corporation v. Universal Manufacturing Corporation
Represented plaintiffs who were inventors of a patented energy saving electronic ballast technology which defendant licensed from plaintiffs, then more

MACTEC Inc.

MACTEC, Inc. v. Bechtel Jacobs Company, LLC
Represented MACTEC, Inc., an environmental remediation design/build contractor, in a dispute against Bechtel Jacobs Company (BJC) concerning a more

Multiple Representative Clients

EPA qualified biomass feedstock pathway for U.S. advanced biofuels companies *
Representing a consortium of U.S. advanced biofuels companies in the creation of an EPA qualified biomass feedstock pathway between Canada and the more
$250 million project financing for advanced bio-refinery in Costa Rica *
Representing a U.S. joint venture of a U.S. biofuels company and major U.S. independent oil corporation in the project finance of a $250 more
Series A equity investment for two U.S. and European funds *
Represented two major U.S. and European funds in their Series A equity investment into a Mauritius hydroelectric holding company for further more
USDA conditional loan guarantees for U.S.-based refineries *
Represented 12 out of 12 U.S. and foreign energy company clients to the exclusion of all FY2010 and FY2011 applicants in reaching the finals and then  more
Clean Water Act for national real estate development company
Successfully defended the water and wastewater utility division of a major national real estate development company in Clean Water Act enforcement more
Intellectual property counseling for clean technology companies
Represented multiple clients in patent preparation, prosecution, opinion work, due diligence work, and transactional work (including licensing) in more
Advice on labor relations and union avoidance issues
Advised various companies on more than 50 union organizing campaigns with a greater than 95 percent win rate. Clients have included more
Action resolution for multiple companies
Represented several companies with regard to resolution of an action brought by an environmental organization challenging issuance of Georgia's more
Environmental litigation for Swedish forestry company *
Represented a major Swedish forestry company in court proceedings against the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Sw. Naturvårdsverket) and the more
Assistance with Department of Justice and Attorney General Civil Investigative Demands for corporate clients
Assisted corporate clients with responses to Civil Investigative Demands issued by U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and state Attorneys General. more

Murphy Oil USA Inc.

United States of America et al. v. Murphy Oil USA Inc. *
Represented Murphy Oil USA, Inc., which owned two oil refineries in the United States, located in Superior, Wisconsin and Meraux, St. Bernard Parish,  more

Neal Batson, as Enron Examiner

In re Enron Creditors Recovery Corp., et al. *
Represented Neal Batson, the examiner in the Chapter 11 cases of Enron Creditors Recovery Corp., et al., who examined and reported on hundreds of more

Nexant Inc. and Excelergy North America LLC

Rogue Wave Software Inc. v. Nexant Inc. et al.
Defended software licensee for Nexant, Inc. against claims of copyright infringement arising from alleged use of software outside of scope of more

PetroLiance LLC

Formation of PetroLiance LLC via merger of two oil companies
Represented PetroLiance LLC, an oil company, which was formed upon the closing of a multi-a multimillion dollar financing and the merger of Southern more

Representative Client

Development and project finance of an algae-to-biofuel project
Representing a U.S. company in commercializing a new algae-to-biofuel technology. more
Multi-million dollar sale of assets for U.S. energy company *
Advised a U.S. energy company on its multi-million dollar sale of assets. more
Corporate governance issues for U.S. power pool *
Represented a U.S. power pool in connection with corporate governance issues and agreements in a disposition of assets. more
Acquire and dispose of assets for U.S. power marketer *
Counseled a U.S. power marketer on a series of transactions to acquire and dispose of assets. more
Joint venture operation for British energy service company *
Advised a British energy service company on its joint venture to operate in Sub-Saharan Africa. more
Project financing of geothermal power projects in Africa *
Representing a U.S. geothermal developer in the project financing of a series of geothermal power projects in Kenya, Africa. more
Intellectual property development for LAN, Internet, cable, wireless and satellite companies.
Built numerous patent portfolios for networking, wireless and telecommunications companies. more
Intellectual property counseling for clean energy company
Represents university spin-off that builds the world's most efficient solar cells. more
Development and project finance of a renewable biopower project
Advising a U.S. company in structuring and project financing a biomass-to-biodiesel project that includes generating, interconnecting, and selling more
Development of a joint venture to integrate biofuels in race car competitions
Representing a membership organization in a joint venture with a race car association to integrate biofuels and green energy in car racing. more
Development and project finance of a clean coal technology
Representing a multi-national R&D company in commercializing a beneficiation and polygeneration clean coal technology, which includes pursuing more
Development and project finance of $1.2 billion waste-to-biofuel projects
Representing a U.S. company in the project finance of two $1.2 billion waste-to-biofuel projects in Massachusetts and California. more
Development and project finance of a natural gas-to-methanol-to-drop-in gasoline project
Representing a U.S. energy developer in the project finance of a natural gas-to-methanol-to-drop-in gasoline project. Investors include a major U.S. more
Development and project finance of natural gas storage and liquefaction projects
Advising a U.S. energy developer in a joint venture with a global upstream company to develop projects in North and South America for natural gas more
Development and project finance of waste-to-biofuel project
Representing an advanced biofuels company in fats, oil, and grease municipal waste-to-biofuel project in Georgia. more
Development and project finance of a biomass-to-torrefied pellets project
Representing a U.S. project developer in a $30-million project to build and operate a torrefaction facility using sugarcane bagasse as feedstock in more
Development and project finance of an enhanced oil recovery technology
Representing a major U.S. oil company in commercializing a new enhanced oil recovery technology using carbon capture utilization and storage from more
Development and project finance of a woody and grass biomass-to-ethanol project
Advising a U.S. advanced biofuel company in the project financing of a woody and grass biomass-to-ethanol project that includes financing by the USDA. more
Energy regulations compliance and project finance for U.S. energy generator *
Represented a large U.S. energy generator in connection with its energy regulations compliance program and project finance of a conventional energy more
Federal rate-setting dispute for U.S. energy coalition *
Advised a U.S. energy coalition, comprised of independent utility companies, in connection with a federal rate-setting dispute. more
Multi-billion euro securities exchange transaction for Russian energy corporation *
Represented a large Russian energy corporation in a multi-billion euro securities exchange transaction with a major Spanish energy company. more
Series of transactions for British energy firm *
Represented a large British energy firm in connection with a series of transactions to acquire a portfolio of natural gas agreements in the U.S. more
Formation of solar power storage investment fund *
Representing a U.S. energy company in the development and structuring of a $25 million solar power storage investment fund. more
Series A funding and bridge loan for biopower company *
Representing a U.S. biopower developer in a $1.5 million Series A equity funding and $750,000 bridge loan. more
$150 million project financing for U.S. wind developer in Kenya, Africa *
Representing a U.S. wind developer in the project financing of a 60 MW, $150 million total project cost, wind power project in Kenya, Africa. more
Qualification of a renewable gasoline fuel and feedstock pathways *
Represented a U.S. advanced biofuel client in the qualification of new fuel and feedstock pathways for renewable gasoline and biodiesel at more
Renewable power and biofuels grants and energy loan award transactions for energy companies *
Represented more than 15 U.S. and European energy companies in renewable power and advanced biofuels grants and energy loan guarantee award more
Biomass-to-power facilities acquisition for U.S. biopower company *
Represented a public U.S. biopower company in the acquisition of 1.5 MW and 18 MW biomass-to-power facilities in India. more
Investment into biodiesel facility in India for private equity company *
Represented a major Indian private equity company in its investment into a 30 million gallon per year biodiesel facility in India—the second more
Equipment finance for micro wind turbine manufacturer *
Representing a micro wind turbine manufacturer in a 1,500-unit equipment finance in India. more
U.S. biomass pathway for U.S. advanced biofuels company *
Representing a U.S. advanced biofuels company in the creation of a U.S. biomass pathway. more
DARPA R&D grant for U.S. energy company *
Represented a U.S. energy company in securing a DARPA R&D grant for a new alcohol-to-jet certification. more
Development and project finance of a biomass to bio-fuel project
Representing a U.S. joint venture of a U.S. biofuels company and major U.S. independent oil corporation in the project finance of a $250 million, 50 more
FCPA enforcement actions for multi-national energy, healthcare, and technology companies *
Represented large multi-national energy, healthcare, and technology companies in FCPA enforcement actions by the SEC and DOJ related to their more
$2 billion project financing for U.S. energy company in gas-to-liquid project in Nigeria, Africa *
Representing a U.S. energy company in the project financing of a $2 billion natural gas-to-liquids project with related processing units, pipelines more
Project finance of the 2,600 MW LNG-fired Dabhol power project in India *
Represented a major U.S. construction company in the project finance of the 2,600 MW LNG-fired Dabhol power project, LNG port, two LNG regasification  more
Clean Air Act Litigation for major electric utility company *
Successfully appealed an adverse summary judgment ruling against a major electric utility company in a Clean Air Act citizen suit case involving more
Acquisition of a biodiesel facility in India for a U.S. venture capital client *
Represented a U.S. venture capital client in the acquisition, finance, and conversion of a vegetable oil processing plant into a 50 million gallon more
Geothermal power projects for U.S. corporation *
Representing a U.S. geothermal corporation in the development and project finance of geothermal power projects in Kenya, the U.S. Virgin Islands, more
Development and project finance of 100 MW solar power project for U.S. corporation *
Represented a U.S. solar corporation in the development and project finance of a 100 MW solar power project in India. more
5,125 solar-powered water purification units manufactured for U.S. oil trading company *
Represented a U.S. oil trading company in the manufacture of 5,125 solar-powered water purification units for installation in India, Greece, and more
Project financing for wind power company *
Represented Swedish wind power company in connection with a project financing of several wind turbine parks. more
EPC contract negotiations for industrial and energy company
Represented one of the largest industrial and energy companies in the world in extensive contract negotiations of an EPC contract for a clean energy more
Breach of contract litigation for a Taiwanese solar product manufacturer
Represented a Taiwanese solar product manufacturer in a breach of contract action before California state court. more
Construction litigation claims for supplier of hydroelectric equipment
Represent one of the world's largest suppliers of hydroelectric equipment and are presently defending and asserting claims involving a hydroelectric more
Intellectual Property counseling for global provider of integrated energy management products
Represented leading global provider of integrated energy management products regarding smart meters and the support of smart grids. more
REC purchase agreement
Represent biomass project developer in negotiating Renewable Energy Credit Purchase and Sale Agreement with utility consortium. more
Energy advice to a Swedish governmental body
Represented a Swedish governmental body on regulation of use of electricity grid.  The firm also negotiated with several industrial partners, more
Real estate transactional representation for national wind energy developer and lender 
Represented national wind energy developer and lender in preparation and review of real estate transactional documents for wind farm projects. more
Formation and funding for start-up solar power company
Represented start-up solar power company with initial formation and funding. more
Insurance litigation for leading energy industry firm
Lead counsel for Fortune 500 energy firm regarding alleged director and officer wrongful acts. more
Acquisition of a Canadian minerals company
Represented a multi-national minerals company in its significant acquisition of a Canadian minerals company. more
Conversion of power plant to renewable energy facility
Served as environmental counsel during renewable energy developer's conversion of coal-fired power plant to biomass combustion. more
Acquisition for a multi-national minerals company
Represented a multi-national minerals company in its multi billion dollar acquisition of another multi-national minerals company. more
Environmental coverage litigation for a major utility company
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Represented a major utility company in environmental and liability coverage litigation arising from CERCLA and RCRA cleanup obligations.
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Environmental case in connection with Citybanan, Stockholm
Representing property owners in an environmental case regarding ground and tunneling works for Citybanan under central Stockholm. more
Health and welfare counseling for a natural gas distributor
Counsel a natural gas distributor on compliance issues relating to health and welfare plans, employee communications and reporting requirements. more
Biomass project development
Assist biomass client with all aspects of project development, including feedstock purchase agreements, negotiations with fuel and power purchasers, more
Insurance arbitrations for energy company regarding political risk losses *
Represented an energy company in international arbitrations involving political risk insurance coverage for a coal supply contract with a foreign more
Purchase of generating stations for a merchant power company *
Represented a merchant power company in asset purchase of generating stations in Florida and North Carolina. more
Environmental insurance coverage dispute
Represented insured in resolving substantial insurance coverage dispute associated with the remediation of an 85-acre former chemical manufacturing more
Construction litigation claims for large supplier of hydroelectric equipment
Represent one of the world's largest suppliers of hydroelectric equipment and are presently defending and asserting claims involving a hydroelectric more
Community college solar PV and solar thermal lease and purchase agreement
Represented community college in lease of rooftop for solar PV and solar thermal panels and the purchase of solar thermal energy. more
Renewable energy projects with governmental entities
Advise renewable energy project developers on government procurement requirements relating to energy services and purchase agreements. more
Insurance claims for national defense company involving construction delays in gasoline storage tank construction project
Handled claims under a builders risk/property policy for flood damage that shut down construction and significantly delayed completion of a propane more
Executive compensation and employee benefit for an Atlanta based environmental consulting company
Advised an Atlanta based environmental consulting company regarding executive compensation and employee benefit plan matters. more
Lease of municipal convention center roof for installation of solar PV panels
Represent solar developer in leasing space from the City of Raleigh on its convention center roof for the installation of solar PV electric panels. more
Environmental litigation for a real estate company and international property owner
Represented a real estate company and international property owner in an environmental case regarding a tunnel project in the Stockholm area. This more
Environmental and redevelopment issues for Georgia-based utility
Assisted major utility in dealing with environmental and redevelopment issues related to legacy energy generation sites throughout Georgia and more
U.S. remote meter reading company, providing automated meter reading services
Represented the largest remote meter reading company in the United States in providing automated meter reading services to a Midwest water company. more
Geothermal heat pump project litigation
Favorably settled sub-contractor's dispute with prime contractor involving geothermal heat pump installation. more
Negotiated supply agreement for southern utility
Represented large public utility in negotiation of long-term equipment supply agreement. more
Environmental litigation for natural gas distributor
Served as amicus counsel to a natural gas distributor in successfully persuading the Georgia Court of Appeals to reverse a trial court’s decision more
Sale and lease back of biomass power plant
Represented an international investment bank on a sale and lease back transaction involving a biomass power plant in Sweden more
Directors and Officers litigation for a major African-based electric generating company *
Represented a foreign arbitration judgment creditor in fraudulent conveyance, alter ego/successor and breach of duty claims against former parents, more
State tax structuring advice for wholesale energy marketer
Advised a leading North American wholesale energy marketer regarding the optimal state tax structure for use in connection with a purchase and more
Biofuels project development
Represent cellulosic ethanol producer in connection with regulatory approvals for feedback cultivation. more
Renewable energy certification for biomass company
Obtained state Utility Commission’s approval of refuse-derived fuel and synthesis gas as certified renewable energy resources. more
Litigation involving takings and breach of contract claims for twelve privately owned “drainage districts”
Represented twelve privately owned “drainage districts” along the upper Mississippi and Missouri Rivers in challenging the U.S. Army Corps of more
Finance transaction for a leading European financial services company
Represented a leading European financial services company in connection with a €140 million sale and lease back connected to a Swedish power more
Internal investigation of NYSE-listed energy company *
Internal investigation on behalf of audit committee of NYSE-listed energy company to assess allegations regarding a wide array of issues, including more Featured
Federal and state rulemakings regarding environmental matters for a major electric utility and industry coalition *
Represented a major electric utility and industry coalition in all aspects of federal and state rulemakings related to Clean Air Interstate Rule, more
Renewable energy certification for biomass company
Obtained state Utility Commission's approval of refuse-derived fuel and synthesis gas as certified renewable energy resources. more
Workplace violence case for large energy company *
Represented a large energy company in a workplace violence case in which a nonemployee fatally shot the company's security guard and an employee at more
Co-generation agreement *
Negotiated steam purchase agreement between manufacturer and co-generation facility. more
Construction site stormwater discharge challenge for several natural gas utility companies
Represented several natural gas utility companies with regard to an administrative challenge to Georgia's General NPDES Permit for Stormwater more Featured
Special committee representation for an Atlanta based building performance consulting company
Represented special committee of the Board of an Atlanta-based building performance consulting company in its negotiation of the settlement of a long  more
Construction dispute representation for a U.S.- based construction company
Represented a Florida construction company in claims against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding The Seven Oaks Dam in Southern California. more
Contract and tort litigation for large energy and utility company *
Represented a large international energy company in bringing contract and tort claims against a gas turbine manufacturer arising from the more
Employment litigation for a major electrical utility *
Represented a major electrical utility in a lawsuit brought by a current employee claiming he was denied a promotion due to his race and age. more
Cogeneration plant construction dispute representation for engineering and construction firm
Represented full-service engineering and construction firm when the owner of a cogeneration plant in India commenced an arbitration proceeding before

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Investigation and analysis of claims for a bankruptcy examiner *
Represented a bankruptcy examiner in the investigation and analysis of claims against four lenders and accountants for the debtors. more
False Claims Act for Florida construction company
Represented a Florida construction company, specializing in contracting and construction management services, in defeating claims by qui more
Counsel to pipeline company in manufacturing specialized products
Represented pipeline company, as lead counsel, in the design, manufacture and procurement of $5 million worth of specialized products. more
RCRA/CERCLA cost recovery action for major energy provider
Represented a major energy provider with regard to an RCRA/CERCLA cost recovery/contribution action involving a former refinery facility in Wichita, more
Tax litigation for electric membership corporation concerning valuation
The firm served as lead counsel for an electric membership corporation in a lawsuit against the Georgia Department of Revenue concerning the more
Compliance issues pertaining to workforce reduction for a Fortune 500 energy company *
Advised a Fortune 500 energy company on legal compliance issues pertaining to workforce reduction following significant merger. more
Construction litigation for international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel to an international EPC contractor/OEM in multiparty disputes arising out of the construction of an $800 million more Featured
Special Committee considering strategic alternatives
Represented Independent board members of a North Carolina-based NYSE-listed services business in connection with their consideration of strategic more
Arbitration for a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services
The firm served as lead counsel to a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services in an arbitration where the owner alleged  more Featured
Breach of contract and breach of warranty claims against power generation equipment manufacturer
The firm served as lead counsel in defending a global equipment manufacturer against breach of contract and breach of warranty claims brought by one more
Breach of warranty and breach of contract for a California utility services company
Represented a California-based utility company against an equipment manufacturer in litigation over claims for breach of warranty and more
Insurance coverage for asbestos abatement equipment supplier
Served as lead counsel representing a major supplier to the asbestos abatement industry in its effort to secure insurance coverage for an explosion more
ICC arbitration for international infrastructure developer
Represented an international infrastructure developer in an ICC arbitration related to a power plant in sub-Saharan Africa. more
Large community-owned utility matter
Represented one of the largest community-owned utility in the United States, in a matter involving defectively constructed runways that ultimately more
Construction litigation for transportation company
Represent the public owner on the largest construction project undertaken in the United States. We have been working with the owner’s team, including  more Case Study
Contract dispute for mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection
Represent a mechanical subcontractor specializing in industrial piping fabrication and erection against a multinational General Works more
Breach of contract between companies
Represented construction company in an arbitration brought by plaintiff against defendant for the recovery of claims in excess of  more
Power plant for large community-owned utility
Prosecuted a claim against the construction manager on a $1 billion coal-fired power plant built for one of the a largest community-owned utilities more
Project counseling services for an international EPC contractor and manufacturer of power generation equipment
Provides project counseling services to an international EPC contractor and original equipment manufacturer on projects involving the construction of  more Featured
Litigation for construction company
Representing public owner on the construction of a $150 million alternative-fuel cogeneration facility. During construction of the project, numerous more
Dispute mitigation counsel to a major oil and gas company
Represent a major oil and gas exploration and production services company in an early dispute mitigation regarding an more
Representing communications company in litigation over retransmission rights *
Represented cable system in claims alleging violation of rights established by retransmission consent agreement. more

Representative Clients

International trademark representation for client in environmental credit industry
Counseled multinational corporate client on international trademark issues in the environmental credit industry. more

Ring Industrial Group L.P.

Patent litigation for Ring Industrial Group
The firm served as lead counsel on behalf of Ring Industrial Group L.P. in an action against a competitor of its patented drainage products.  After more

The Jacobean Center for Excellence LLC - Global Green Power Inc.

Corporate and intellectual property counseling for Global Green Power Inc.
Represents Global Green Power, Inc. in corporate and intellectual property matters relating to the production of electricity generators powered by more

U.S. Department of Justice

United States v. Gen. Motors Corp. and ZF Friedrichshofen, AG *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice.

United States v. Gen. Motors Corp. and ZF more
U.S. v. Baroid and Dresser *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice. more
U.S. v. US West *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice. more
United States v. Smith Int'l and Schlumberger Ltd. *
Supervised investigation, case and trial on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice in a case involving contempt of a merger decree.

United States v. Smith Int'l and Schlumberger Ltd. more
United States v. United Tote *
Supervised investigation, case and trial on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice.

United States v. United Tote more
Pacific Division Transfer Case (United Airlines’ acquisition of Pan Am’s Pacific Division) *
Tried case on behalf of U.S. Department of Justice involving Pacific Division Transfer Case (United Airlines’ acquisition of Pan Am’s Pacific more
U.S. v. General Electric and Honeywell *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice and a senior official who decided to bring the case. more
U.S. v. General Dynamics and Newport News Shipbuilding *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice. more
United States v. Aluminum Co. of Am. and Reynolds Metal Co. *
Supervised investigation and case on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice.

United States v. Aluminum Co. of Am. and Reynolds more

Utility Service Company Inc.

Insurance coverage litigation for Utility Service Company, Inc.
The firm served as lead counsel in representing Utility Service Company, Inc., the nation's largest water tower service company, in a lawsuit arising  more

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Energy, Utilities & Power Systems

Experience Highlights

Matter alleging various business torts against Progress Energy Inc. and Carolina Power & Light Co. d/b/a Progress Energy
Represented Progress Energy in a complex matter alleging various business torts, including tortious interference with contract and unfair and more
Arbitration for a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services
The firm served as lead counsel to a global supplier of electro-mechanical equipment, systems, and services in an arbitration where the owner alleged more
Internal investigation of NYSE-listed energy company
Internal investigation on behalf of audit committee of NYSE-listed energy company to assess allegations regarding a wide array of issues, including more
Construction site stormwater discharge challenge for several natural gas utility companies
Represented several natural gas utility companies with regard to an administrative challenge to Georgia's General NPDES Permit for Stormwater more