Spilman Thomas & Battle’s attorneys provide counsel and support in energy law matters for clients throughout the nation from offices in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia.

We represent commercial and industrial clients in every aspect of production, processing and energy use, from evaluating specific strategies, to negotiations, preparation of documents and approval at the appropriate government agency.

We have provided counsel and assistance in every area of energy law, including:
  • Natural gas
  • Electricity
  • Water and sewer
  • Coal
  • Transportation
  • Telecommunications
  • Landfill
  • Wind power
The goal of the Energy Practice Group is to keep our clients well-informed by providing accurate and timely assessments of emerging national and state energy developments. We regularly assist our clients in analyzing and developing strategic plans to cope with energy purchases and fuel management, production and transportation issues, and to obtain regulatory approvals. Our energy lawyers have evaluated opportunities, negotiated terms and conditions, and prepared and revised documents for every type of energy agreement – purchase, transportation, production and fuel management.

If our client’s energy needs move from corporate to litigation, we have many years of experience representing utilities, energy development companies, and industrial and commercial consumers. We also provide representation before other government bodies including state legislatures, arbitration panels, circuit courts, state courts of appeals, and federal trial and appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court.

During the past 30 years, our extensive experience in industrial and commercial energy law has allowed our Energy Law Group and Utility Law Group to participate in major and "cutting edge" developments and cases, including:

  • Certificates for natural gas and coal-fired power plants and wind power projects
  • Restructuring of the electric industry
  • Planning and litigating the first LDC bypasses
  • Negotiating and drafting energy contracts
  • Curtailment and interruption cases
  • Drafting rules, regulations and statutes

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Michael J. Basile / Responsible Attorney