Last Updated: 07 August 2019
is a premier regional firm with a fast-paced energy practice that provides cutting-edge expertise to a wide range of utilities, developers, owners, pipeline companies, retail energy suppliers and financial partners involved in renewable and other energy projects. The firm has six offices across New ... York State, as well as offices in Washington, DC, Cleveland, Ohio and Ontario, Canada. Areas of expertise in the energy sector include public service commission and utility regulatory, siting, zoning and environmental, solar, wind, brownfield and landfill renewable energy projects, incentives, bonds and public finance, power purchase agreements, solar leases, microgrids, hydro, biomass, retail energy industry, enforcement and investigations and litigation and dispute resolution. Additionally, with the increase in energy expertise needed beyond the legal realm, the firm established Phillips Lytle Energy Consulting Services to assist clients in navigating the complex policies in the energy industry and provide guidance with respect to project development, transactional support, regulatory counseling to municipalities, and procurement consulting. Significant research and editorial assistance for the following article was provided by Kathryn Gantley, JD, Cornell Law School (expected May 2020). SUNY New Paltz, BS, 2017.