Energy and Public Utilities

The attorneys in the Schiff Hardin Energy and Public Utilities Group have helped managers and general counsel of electric utilities, municipal and cooperative electric suppliers, electric “merchant” generators, electric and natural gas marketers, natural gas pipelines, natural gas local distribution companies, and other energy companies meet their regulatory obligations in virtually all aspects of applicable regulatory law.

Our energy litigation practice is actively engaged in representing energy companies in regulatory and commercial disputes (including class actions) before state and federal courts, through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, and in arbitration.

Our energy finance practice represents energy companies and financial institutions (including underwriters) in debt and equity financings, transactional matters and options, commodities and futures markets.

Environmental

Schiff Hardin’s diverse environmental practice advises clients engaged in a wide variety of industries and commercial endeavors such as electric generation, natural gas distribution and production, chemical manufacturing, auto and auto parts manufacturing, consumer goods manufacturing, real estate development and investments by financial institutions and equity investors.

Our services encompass compliance counseling, administrative proceedings, due diligence and transactional support, voluntary remediation, and litigation involving government and private entities.