Led by Scott Blake Harris, a former General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Energy, our attorneys and other professionals offer a full range of energy law services, including complex litigation and appeals, and representation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Department of Energy, the EPA, state public utility commissions, and other agencies.

Energy Efficiency

Home to one of the nation’s largest – and most active – energy efficiency practices, HWG helps clients navigate a wide range of energy efficiency issues and regulations, with particularly extensive experience assisting clients resolve enforcement cases and limit their exposure to related litigation.  To read more about our energy efficiency practice, click here.

Electric Energy

Our attorneys and other professionals have helped electric utilities, transmission developers, power marketers, renewable energy developers, and financial investors safely navigate the complex terrain that is electric regulation in the United States.  We have successfully represented clients before FERC and the state PUCs, defended enforcement actions, and provided efficient advice on power purchase agreements, renewable energy credit agreements, and other power market transactions.

HWG Energy Newsletter

HWG publishes a regular newsletter for clients and friends of the firm on changes in energy law.  A collection of past updates can be viewed here.  




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