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2019 Legal & Regulatory Conference Presentations

Final Program [pdf]

2018 Legal & Regulatory Conference Presentations

Shawn Aronow, Snohomish County PUD; Sarah Davis, Seattle City Light; and Sara McCoy, Salt River Project - Women in Public Power Breakfast [22 pp]

Cindy Bogorad and Latif Nurani, Spiegel & McDiarmid, LLP

Tony Braun, Braun Blaising Smith Wynne - Why Public Power is Joining the EIM [26 pp]

Justin Campbell, GridLiance - Transmission Competition Under FERC Order No. 1000 at a Crossroads: Reinforce and Repeal? [8 pp]

Adrienne Clair, Thompson Coburn LLP, and Lisa McAlister, American Municipal Power, Inc. - Transmission Planning and Construction: Who's Really Calling the Shots? [56 pp]

Kelly Daly, Stinson Leonard Street, LLP - Are Drones a Threat to Utility Critical Infrastructure? [24 pp]

Sarah Davis, Seattle City Light - Why Public Power is Joining the EIM [7 pp]

Jeffery S. Dennis, Advanced Energy Economy - Distributed Energy Resources in Wholesale Electricity Markets: Three Perspectives [13 pp]

Lisa Gast, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke - A+ Compliance: What NERC Wants [37 pp]

Denise Goulet, McCarter & English - What's All This Talk About Resilience? [29 pp]

William Huang, Spiegel & McDiarmid, LLP - Distributed Energy Resources in Wholesale Electricity Markets: Three Perspectives [24 pp]

Kevin Jones and Paul Tiao, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP - Managing Cyber Risk from a Legal Perspective [28 pp]

Karl Karg and Claudia O'Brien, Latham & Watkins, LLP - Water, Water Everywhere: Coal Ash Impoundments, the Clean Water Act and Water Rights - The Implications for Public Power [11 pp]

Sue Kelly, American Public Power Association - Welcome/National Campaign to Raise Awareness of Public Power

Robert S. Lynch, Robert S. Lynch & Associates - Water, Water Everywhere: Coal Ash Impoundments, the Clean Water Act and Water Rights - The Implications for Public Power [11 pp]

John McCaffrey, American Public Power Association - Federal Regulatory and Legislative Update [37 pp]

John McClure, Nebraska Public Power District - Transmission Competition Under FERC Order No. 1000 at a Crossroads: Reinforce or Repeal? [11 pp]

Jonathan Mook, DiMuro Ginsberg, P.C. - Hot Employment Issues: What You Need to Know [31 pp]

Chris Norton, American Municipal Power, Inc. - Distributed Energy Resources in Wholesale Electricity Markets: Three Perspectives [9 pp]

Gregg D. Ottinger and Jon R. Stickman, Duncan & Allen - Essential Elements for Battery Storage Contracts [61 pp]

Hannes Pfeifenberger, The Brattle Group - Transmission Competition Under FERC Order No. 1000 at a Crossroads: Reinforce or Repeal? [23 pp]

David Pomper, Spiegel & McDiarmid, LLP - Allowed Return on Equity and Federal Power Act 206 [34 pp]

Hance Price, Frankfort Electric & Water Plant Board - Public Power and the Attorney-Client Privilege [56 pp]

Harvey Reiter, Stinson Leonard Street, LLP - Antitrust Liability: Public Power Is Not Immune [37 pp]

Thomas Rudebusch, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, P.C. and William Rust, The Energy Authority - The Importance of Energy Market Compliance [19 pp]

Jonathan Schneider, Stinson Leonard Street, LLP - What's All This Talk About Resilience? [24 pp]

Barbara Seymour, Clawson & Staubes, LLC - Uncharted Waters: Navigating Ethics Rules in Multijurisdictional Practice [40 pp]

Coleman Smoak, Piedmont Municipal Power Agency - Board Chair Address: Public Power Matters [28 pp]

Desmarie Waterhouse, American Public Power Association - Federal Regulatory and Legislative Update [25 pp]

Allison Wood, Hunton Andrews Kurth, LLP - The Return of Climate Tort Cases [32 pp]

 

2017 Legal & Regulatory Conference Presentations

Andrew Art, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke and Celina Bonugli, World Resources Institute  – Green Energy Tariff Designs

Eric Barefield, Louisiana State Bar Association – Ethics and Technology

Joel Beauvais, Latham & Watkins  – Clean Water: (De)regulation and Litigation in the New Administration

Celina Bonugli, World Resources Institute and Eric Christensen, Cairncross & Hempelmann – Direct Renewable Access

John Coyle, Duncan & Allen – Decarbonization: The End of RTO Mission Creep (PPT)

John Coyle, Duncan & Allen – Decarbonization: The End of RTO Mission Creep (Report)

Dominic Cecere, Stinson Leonard Street – Hot Button Labor Issues in the Current Political Climate

Dominic Cecere, Stinson Leonard Street 

Union Vulnerability Audit Services Overview

Union Vulnerability Audit Services

Union Avoidance Campaign Services

Dane Ciolino, Loyola University New Orleans School of Law – Recent Developments in Legal Ethics (Report)

Dane Ciolino, Loyola University New Orleans School of Law – Recent Developments in Legal Ethics (PPT)

Adrienne Clair, Thompson Coburn – Navigating the Transmission Boom

Darrell Clark and Tracey Ohm, Stinson Leonard Street

Protecting Your Utility Against Vendor Bankruptcies Paper

Protecting Your Utility Against Vendor Bankruptcies Presentation

Brian Evans-Mongeon, Utility Services, Inc. – Emerging Technologies: A Threat to Reliability?

Alan Fishel, Arent Fox

Contract Drafting and Negotiations - Part 1

Contract Drafting and Negotiations - Part 2

David Fitzgerald, Schiff Hardin LLP – PURPA: The Impact on Markets and Renewables

Pauline Foley, PJM Interconnection, LLC – Public Power Transmission: Still Not a Level Playing Field

Jason Gray, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke – Wholesale Transmission Rates

Walter Haase, Navajo Tribal Utility Authority – Keeping People the Priority in Public Power

William Huang, Spiegel & McDiarmid – FERC’s Storage and DER Aggregation NOPR (PPT)

Williams Huang, Spiegel & McDiarmid – FERC's Storage and DER Aggregation NOPR (Report)

Connie Jackson, City of San Bruno and Britt Strottman, Meyers Nave – Lessons Learned from a Deadly Gas Pipeline Explosion

Craig Johnson, Platte River Power Authority – Legal Issues with Random Drug Testing for Employees

Bhaveeta Mody, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke – Wholesale Transmission Rates

Kevin Jones, Randall Parks, and Paul Tiao, Hunton & Williams – Cybersecurity Preparedness and Supply Chain Risk Management

Katharine Mapes, Spiegel & McDiarmid – Navigating the Transmission Boom

John McCaffrey and Delia Patterson, American Public Power Association – Federal Regulatory and Legislative Update

Meg McNaul and Rebecca Shelton, Thompson Coburn – PURPA: Impact on Market & Renewables

Hance Price, Frankfort Electric & Water Plant Board – Legal Issues with Random Drug Testing for Employees

Daniel Rabon, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Barbara Smith, SEPA/SWPA and Max Spiker, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation – Federal Hydropower Panel

Harvey Reiter, Stinson Leonard Street – Public Power Participation in Western Power Markets

Debra Roby, Jennings, Strauss & Salmon, PLC - Public Power Transmission: Still Not a Level Playing Field

Matthew Rudolphi, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke – Electrifying the Transportation Sector

Jim Shetler, Balancing Authority of Northern California – Public Power Participation in Western Power Markets

Mary Anne Sullivan, Hogan Lovells – Electrifying the Transportation Sector

Rob Taylor, Salt River Project – Public Power Participation in Western Power Markets

Desmarie Waterhouse, American Public Power Association – Federal Regulatory and Legislative Update

Milton B. Whitfield, DiMuro Ginsberg, P.C. – Structuring a Successful Outsourcing Contract