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King & Spalding LLP

1700 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, NW, WASHINGTON, DC 20006, USA
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David Tewksbury

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King & Spalding LLP

Position

David Tewksbury is a partner specializing in energy law at King & Spalding. He represents and advises independent power producers, electric power marketers, trade associations and others in connection with a wide range of regulatory and transactional matters. Regulatory matters include issues arising under various federal and state laws, including the Federal Power Act, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, the Natural Gas Act, the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Transactional matters include electric power and natural gas supply contracts, transmission service agreements, interconnection agreements, pipeline leases and capacity release agreements, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy restructurings.

Member

Energy Bar Association.

Education

J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Washington and Lee University B.A., Williams College.


United States: Industry focus

Energy regulation: conventional power

Within: Leading lawyers

David Tewksbury - King & Spalding LLP

Within: Energy regulation: conventional power

King & Spalding LLP brings a 'thorough knowledge of both the commercial and regulatory aspects of the electricity sector' to its conventional power work, which is handled by the firm's government matters department. The DC-based team is led by 'ISO and RTO tariff expert' Neil Levy. Calpine and Independent Power Producers of New York are some noteworthy clients. A group guided by Levy advised a power generation and transmission entity on the regulatory aspects of two major transactions; one was an $825m acquisition of interest in a coal bed methane-fired facility and a hydroelectric plant, and the other the $180m sale of Columbia Energy Center to South Carolina Electric and Gas Company. Additionally, David Tewksbury leads a group representing multiple suppliers - among them NRG and Eastern Generation - before FERC with regard to proposed market rules changes addressing the impact of state-approved subsidies for current generation on the market. Tewksbury 'knows the subject matter, writes exceptionally well and works efficiently'. Bruce Richardson and senior associate Stephanie Lim are also recommended.

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