Energy

Overview

Richards Layton's Energy Group draws upon its transactional, litigation, and regulatory skills to provide clients with the experience and know-how to handle energy-related legal matters in Delaware and throughout the United States.  We regularly advise energy companies, utilities, telecommunications companies, investors, municipalities, and government agencies, as well as project developers, borrowers, lenders, lessors, lessees, constructors, and equipment suppliers, on a wide range of energy matters. 

Richards Layton's Energy Group draws upon its transactional, litigation, and regulatory skills to provide clients with the experience and know-how to handle energy-related legal matters in Delaware and throughout the United States.  We regularly advise energy companies, utilities, telecommunications companies, investors, municipalities, and government agencies, as well as project developers, borrowers, lenders, lessors, lessees, constructors, and equipment suppliers, on a wide range of energy matters.

At Richards Layton, we have the experience necessary to navigate transactional, regulatory, and litigation matters through the challenges of an ever-changing, complex industry. We also have the skills and experience to effectuate legislative and regulatory change when necessary. This is accomplished by bringing together lawyers from multiple practice areas, including business, regulatory, environmental, government relations, real estate, corporate, tax, intellectual property, bankruptcy, and labor and employment. In addition, our attorneys are well versed in compliance, counseling, enforcement, and issues involving the acquisition and divestiture of utility assets.

Our Energy Group regularly handles litigation before a variety of courts, agencies, and administrative tribunals. Our attorneys also represent both new and existing businesses in a wide variety of complex permitting matters, including permitting of utility plant site and interconnections, transmissions, line siting, facility construction and operation, and land use.

Our lawyers also provide advice to boards of directors, special committees, and alternative entities regarding complex Delaware law issues, including advice regarding fiduciary duties, mergers and acquisitions, potential sale transactions, asset acquisitions, conflict of interest transactions, financing transactions, conversions, and the dissolution and winding up of entities.