We have a long history in natural resources, energy and environmental law. Our attorneys work primarily in the natural resources and environmental area and they actively serve on boards, committees and organizations dedicated to environmental, natural resources, and water rule-making, policy development, and legislation. Related environmental and natural resources experience in other practice areas includes tax, corporate law, commercial and white collar criminal litigation, real estate, government relations, workman’s compensation, and personal injury and business torts litigation.
We represent clients in diverse and complex matters before the Arizona Corporation Commission and also represents large industrial users of electricity, as well as power plant project developers/owner in both traditional and renewable forms of generation. We provide legal services to two of the state’s largest investor-owned water and wastewater providers, in additional to smaller private water and wastewater utilities in northern and central Arizona. We also assist a variety of clients with state and federal pipeline and railroad safety matters in Arizona and Nevada. Our utilities and regulatory practice also extends to other state agencies, state boards and commissions, as well as related litigation in state and federal courts.
Specific work on behalf of clients includes representation in regulatory proceedings, rule-making, arbitrations, rate-setting, certificates of convenience and necessity, power plant and line siting cases, financing proceedings, appeals to courts from administrative decisions and prosecution of claims to water rights.
We offer a full range of services to clients in:
- Energy and petroleum
- Life sciences
- Real estate development
- Utilities and communications