Mr. Black focuses his practice on energy regulatory matters, and represents large industrial customers, renewable energy developers, independent power producers, natural gas companies and railroads in matters before the Arizona Corporation Commission and Arizona Power Plant and Line Siting Committee. While his primary focus is on energy, Mr. Black also represents both utility and developer clients in the areas of water and wastewater matters, and assists Native American tribes form and operate tribal utility authorities in pursuit of self-reliance and economic development.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Black served as a policy advisor at the Arizona Corporation Commission, where he focused on Arizona's development of renewable energy standards, electric restructuring and long-term water policies for private water and wastewater utilities. Prior to his position as a policy advisor, he also served in the Commission's legal division representing Commission Staff on a wide variety of regulatory issues.
Away from work, Mr. Black spends time with his family, travels and pursues the culinary arts.
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