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Public Utility Regulation & Litigation

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Potter Anderson represents regulated public utilities and other business entities before the Public Service Commission of the State of Delaware and in related appeals and litigation in the Delaware courts.  One of our partners, Josh Martin is a former chairman of the Commission and served as president of Verizon Delaware Inc., and is often asked to draw upon his experience from the regulatory and corporate environment to provide insight on public utility matters. 

Representative Matters

  • Represented clients on rate matters, service territories, restructuring the electric industry in Delaware and major regulatory litigation related to service interruptions, and problems with computer billing systems before the Public Service Commission. 
  • Litigated complex claims, commercial disputes with energy suppliers, and service area disputes with municipalities. 
  • Represented water utilities in discrete matters, including seeking Commission approval of a corporate acquisition of bond financings. 
  • Appealed a Commission rate decision that had imputed the corporate grandparent’s leveraged capital structure to the Delaware utility. 

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