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Austin Jensen


555 17th Street, Suite 3200, Denver, CO 80202

Austin assists large energy users and energy project developers on regulatory matters and complex utility rate proceedings.

His practice is focused on the regulation of utilities and electricity markets, energy development, and the nuances of administrative law and litigation.

Before joining Holland & Hart, Austin was in-house counsel for a large telecommunications provider. This background allows him to counsel clients with a personal understanding of the business pressures companies face when navigating legal and administrative challenges. During law school, he gained regulatory and litigation experience through internships with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the District Attorneys’ Office, and the Colorado Supreme Court.


Austin assists with a variety of public utilities and project development matters, including:

  • Complaint proceedings
  • Tariff issues
  • Rate cases
  • Rate-making principles
  • Resource planning and project financing
  • Demand side management
  • Permitting
  • Legislation and rulemaking
  • Settlement and mediation
  • Regulatory due diligence review of energy projects
  • Public convenience applications


Bar Admissions

Professional and Civic Affiliations

  • Colorado Bar Association, Member
  • Denver Bar Association, Member

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