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Energy litigation: conventional power

Within: Energy litigation: conventional power

Under the leadership of Joseph Karp, the energy group at Winston & Strawn LLP acts for a variety of power producers on contentious regulatory matters and has a special expertise in the nuclear sector. In a standout piece of work, Tyson Smith is representing Cameco Resources, a large uranium producer, in three separate cases challenging licensing actions filed by anti-mining groups and a local tribe. Gordon Coffee and Raymond Wuslich are representing Public Service Electric & Gas Company as an intervener in an administrative FERC complaint case brought by TranSourc against PJM Interconection related to incremental auction revenue rights. Another engagement is the defence of DTE against claims brought by anti-nuclear groups in an administrative litigation regarding the licensing process for the Fermi 3 reactor. The firm’s client roster also includes NRG and Duke Energy. Dave Repka retired and Basheer Ghorayeb joined from Jones Day.

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Energy litigation: oil and gas

Within: Energy litigation: oil and gas

Administration litigation before the FERC, Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) as well as district and appellate courts are mainstays for Winston & Strawn LLP. Timothy Carey and Elizabeth Bradshaw are acting on behalf of BP in a qui tam action, pending in the California Superior Court, related to an alleged violation of the California False Claims Act by overcharging California’s Department of General Services in connection with natural gas supply contracts. In other work, Gordon Coffee and Raymond Wuslich are representing Public Service Electric & Gas as an intervener in a complaint case filed by TranSource against PJM Interconnection regarding network upgrade cost responsibility. The team welcomed Basheer Ghorayeb from Jones Day. Dave Repka has retired.

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