Mr Myles Reynolds > Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP > Dallas, United States > Lawyer Profile

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
1445 ROSS AVENUE
SUITE 3700
DALLAS, TX 75202
TEXAS
United States

Work Department

Project Finance and Development, Energy and Infrastructure, Oil, Gas and LNG, Power and Utilities Capital Markets, Sustainability and Corporate Clean Power, Energy M&A, Energy, Energy Regulation, Renewable Energy and Clean Power, Pipeline

Position

Partner and chair of the firm’s Energy Regulatory practice

Career

Mr. Reynolds is a partner at HuntonAK and the practice group leader of the firm’s Energy Regulatory practice. He regularly represents electric utilities, natural gas utilities and midstream companies, as well as other energy companies regulated by governmental agencies, including the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Railroad Commission of Texas, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and other state regulatory commissions. He represents clients in litigated administrative proceedings, including those associated with cost of service-based rates, certificates of convenience and necessity and facility siting, complaints, rulemakings, and approvals for sales, mergers, and changes in operational control. Mr. Reynolds also assists clients with greenfield project development, legislative initiatives, regulatory compliance, commercial transactions related to ongoing business, large corporate transactions (including financings and mergers and acquisitions), and post-closing business transitions.

Memberships

Admitted to the Texas State Bar

Education

  • JD, Certificate in Environmental Law, Tulane University Law School, 2001
  • BA, Geology and Environmental Studies, Washington and Lee University, 1996

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy regulation: oil and gas

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP regularly represents clients before various state regulatory bodies such as the Railroad Commission of Texas. The group handles the gamut of issues before the FERC as well as defending clients’ positions before appellate, federal bankruptcy and state courts. It also handles oil pipeline regulation under the ICA. Environmental law expert Deidre Duncan jointly leads the group with Myles Reynolds who represents natural gas utilities and midstream companies.

United States > Industry focus > Energy regulation: electric power

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP is the ‘”go-to firm for state regulatory matters in TexasThe team is praised for being ‘highly responsive and willing to go the extra mile as neededIt regularly represents clients in routine and contested, federal and state regulatory proceedings, and provides regulatory guidance to support a variety of commercial transactions. Additionally, the group has extensive NERC capabilities including representing clients in compliance audits. Based in Washington DC, project finance specialist Jeffrey Schroeder jointly leads the team with Myles Reynolds in Dallas; Reynolds primarily advises electric utilities, natural gas utilities and midstream companies. In Dallas, Tab Urbantke and counsel Lauren Freeland are also recommended. John Shepherd, previously at FERC, joined the Washington DC office in March 2021.

United States > Industry focus > Energy litigation: oil and gas

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP represents a broad range of oil and gas industry clients before FERC and other federal governing bodies and state regulatory entities. The team handles audits, compliance and enforcement issues, as well as oil-pipeline regulatory matters. It also supports clients on jurisdictional issues for unregulated companies and is able to advise on environmental matters, including oil and gas permitting, and the operation, repair and replacement of infrastructure. Based in Washington DC, co-chair Deidre Duncan is a water and natural resources law expert, while fellow co-chair Myles Reynolds -in Dallas- primarily represents natural gas utilities and midstream companies.