NYSBA Member: $125 | Federal Communications Bar Association Member & Business Law Section Member: $100 | Non-Member: $225
Public Utility Law 2019
The Public Utility Law Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s Business Law Section is pleased to present Public Utility Law 2019, featuring experienced practitioners presenting on topics of particular importance and timeliness in the energy and telecommunications areas. An outstanding faculty representing corporate attorneys, government agencies, and leading law firms will cover some of the latest developments in these areas, as described in the agenda. Utility legal staff, regulators, and all practitioners representing energy and telecom providers are strongly encouraged to attend.
Sponsored by the Public Utility Law Committee, the Business Law Section and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Thursday, May 2, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
This program is being recorded and streamed as a live webcast.
New York State Bar Association
1 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
7.0 MCLE Credits: 6.0 Areas of Professional Practice, 1.0 Ethics
NYSBA Member: $125 | Federal Communications Bar Association Member: $100 | Business Law Section Member: $100 | Non-Member: $225
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Program Agenda | Faculty Biographies
Includes a luncheon Keynote address by John B. Rhodes, Esq., Chair of the NYS Public Service Commission.
George M. Pond, Esq. | Chair, Public Utility Law Committee | Barclay Damon, LLP
> Energy Storage
> Value of Distributed Energy Resources
> Telecom: ROW and Access Issues
> Electric: Article 10 Siting
> Data and Cybersecurity
> Litigation and Regulatory Trends
> Ethics: Interaction with Lobbying Act
Michael S. Blazer, Esq. | Invenergy LLC
Steven Blow, Esq. | Barclay Damon, LLP
Neil H. Butterklee, Esq. | Con Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Chris Carrick | Central New York Regional Planning & Development Board
Michael Cucchiara | Nexamp, Inc.
John W. Dax | The Dax Law Firm, P.C.
Michael DeSocio | New York Independent System Operator
Gavin J. Donohue | Independent Power Producers of NY Inc.
Michael L. Epstein | Lightening Energy
Sean Garren | Vote Solar
Justin M. Gundlach, Esq. | Institute for Policy Integrity, NYU School of Law
Maureen O. Helmer, Esq. | Barclay Damon, LLP
Yvonne E. Hennessey, Esq. | Barclay Damon, LLP
Robert L. Hoch, Esq. | Altice USA
Chris Hogan | NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
Toby Hyde | National Grid
Ruth E. Leistensnider, Esq. | Nixon Peabody LLP
Erin R. Lynch, Esq. | NYS Joint Commission on Public Ethics
Emma E. Maceko, Esq. | New York Power Authority
William F. Pelgrin Esq. | Center for Internet Security
Joseph Post, Esq. | Verizon
John B. Rhodes | Chair | NYS Public Service Commission
Michael J. Santorelli, Esq. | New York Law School
David P. Warner, Esq. | Con Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Rory Whelan | Crown Castle
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