Michelle helps clients throughout the Mountain West navigate the spectrum of energy and public utility regulatory matters that impact their industries and operations.
Michelle’s clients include industrial and commercial electric retail customers, independent power producers, renewable energy developers, natural gas local distributions companies and pipelines, transportation providers, and municipalities. Her specialized experience handling nearly all aspects of energy and public utility regulation allows her clients to concentrate on the daily challenges of running their businesses while simultaneously achieving their goals.
Providing tailored problem-solving and perspective, Michelle has influenced a wide array of complex and challenging electric regulatory and administrative proceedings throughout the Rocky Mountain region and before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). These issues and associated outcomes have significant impacts on energy and utility law both at the state level, and nationally. Since electricity costs often comprise a critical and significant portion of her client’s operating costs, Michelle’s expertise, advocacy, and strategic guidance is critical to her clients’ business operations.