Electric Utilities

We are routinely at the forefront of major regulatory and legal issues facing the electric industry.  Representative samples of our work includes: Litigation under Federal Power Act Sections 203, 205, 206, and 309 Rates, terms, and conditions of wholesale and retail service RTO/ISO stakeholder processes and market rules FERC rulemaking…

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Environmental

Clients rely on Duncan & Allen LLP’s expertise to advise them on a broad range of environmental issues, including: EPA rulemaking, comments, and policy proceedings Strategic analysis and compliance strategies regarding CWA, CAA, RCRA, CERCLA & NEPA Permitting Litigation under both federal and state statutes or agency rules Guidance regarding…

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Natural Gas and Oil Pipelines

Our clients consistently call on us to provide strategic advice and counsel regarding matters involving natural gas and oil pipelines, including: Litigation under Natural Gas Act Sections 4, 5, and 7 Rates, terms, and conditions of wholesale and retail service FERC rulemaking and policy proceedings Appeals of agency orders Resource…

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Telecommunications

Duncan & Allen LLP’s attorneys have extensive experience assisting municipalities, state consumer advocates, and other governmental agencies regarding: FCC proceedings involving licensing, rulemakings, and compliance Appeals of FCC orders Federal regulatory preemption Pole attachments Municipal ownership of telecommunications networks Cable television franchises and regulation Cellular tower zoning decisions Leases and…

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Practice Areas

Duncan & Allen LLP advises clients nationwide on a broad range of issues in the energy, environmental, and telecommunications fields.

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Electric Utilities

Environmental

Natural Gas and Oil Pipelines

Telecommunications

The service offerings of Duncan & Allen LLP

Our Attorneys

Founding Partner

Donald R. Allen

Following graduation from law school, Don joined the Executive Office of the President, Bureau of the Budget, where he assisted in coordinating policies, budgets and legislative matters pertaining to…

Partner

Ashley M. Bond

Ashley’s practice focuses on the representation of consumer-owned utilities before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), federal and state courts, and state utility regulatory agencies….

Managing Partner

John P. Coyle

For the past 32 years, John has represented municipalities, consumer-owned utilities and other consumer interests in proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state utility…

Of Counsel

Amy McDonnell

Over the past 23 years, Amy has developed a robust environmental law expertise by handling a myriad of federal and state environmental law matters that have impacted governmental entities, private…

Of Counsel

Colette B. Mehle

Colette Mehle has specialized in energy law for over thirty years, and provides expertise in the regulation of natural gas services. Mrs. Mehle began her energy career with the Federal Energy…

Partner

Jason T. Gray

Mr. Gray’s practice concentrates on energy law and the regulation of public utilities. Within these core practice areas, he regularly represents or advises a wide range of clients with matters…

Partner

Jon R. Stickman

Jon joined the energy law practice at Duncan & Allen in 1997, and since then has focused on a variety of energy regulatory, strategic planning and transactional matters, with a recent emphasis on…

Partner

Matthew L. Bly

Mr. Bly joined Duncan & Allen LLP as a Partner in September of 2020.  His practice primarily focuses on matters affecting the U.S. energy and utility industries, including issues such as: …

Of Counsel

Natalie M. Karas

Natalie’s practice focuses on the representation of consumer-owned utilities, environmental groups, and state commissions before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), federal courts, and…

Associate

Timothy B. Hamilton

Tim joined Duncan & Allen LLP in the summer of 2021 following his graduation from the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. Since joining the firm, Tim has focused on…

Of Counsel

Robert Shapiro

Rob Shapiro has more than 30 years’ experience in energy, public utility and environmental law in Massachusetts and New England, including extensive work involving renewable technologies. Rob…

Of Counsel

Diedre T. Lawrence

Prior to joining Duncan & Allen, Ms. Lawrence was Of Counsel with Burke & Foskett. Ms. Lawrence also previously was a partner in the Energy and Regulatory departments at Rubin & Rudman in…

Of Counsel

Walter A. Foskett

Prior to joining Duncan & Allen, Mr. Foskett co-founded Burke & Foskett in 1996. Mr. Foskett was also formerly a partner at McDermott, Will & Emery, where he maintained a…