Utility Litigation and Appeals

  • Defended and upheld many public utilities’ contracts, rate and fee structures, and recouped millions of dollars in unpaid and underpaid utility charges.
  • Defended municipal annexation against service territory challenge, upholding annexation.
  • Defended municipality’s reclaimed water system expansion and service territory, resulting in judgment for defendant defeating challenge.
  • Prosecuted and obtained judgment permitting municipal utility to surcharge utility customers.
  • Defeated challenge to and appeal of municipal annexation.
  • Negotiated and structured more than $250 million in utility acquisitions.
  • Represented governmental entities, utilities, and developers in service territory disputes.
  • Represented clients and appeared before the Florida Public Service Commission.
  • Consulted with and assisted utilities on legislation, operations and finances.