Markham A. Quehrn - Perkins Coie LLP

Markham A. Quehrn

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2003
Phone: 425-635-1402

Mark Quehrn, Bellevue's Office Managing Partner, focuses his practice on energy, water resources and commercial development.  His areas of particular skill include project development, licensing, regulated industries, water law and commercial transactions.  He assists clients in the development of all types of energy facilities and water resource projects, including hydropower projects, wind power projects, renewable energy projects in the United States and internationally, electric transmission lines and water supply projects and facilities.

Mark represents clients before the FERC and numerous other federal, state and local regulatory agencies.  Substantive areas of expertise include the Federal Power Act (FPA), Public Utility Regulation, the National and State Environmental Policy Acts (NEPA/SEPA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Water Law and Indian Law.

Mark's project development experience includes representing independent power producers and utilities in drafting, negotiating and closing energy project engineering, procurement and construction contracts, project purchase and sale agreements, water supply agreements, power purchase agreements and interconnection agreements.

University of WashingtonBA University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D.
National Hydropower Association Environmental Law Institute Washington State Bar Association American Bar Association Seattle King County Bar Association Overlake Hospital Foundation and AuxiliariesBellevue Chamber of Commerce

Case History

Other Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Office Location

The PSE Building, Suite 700
10885 Northeast Fourth Street
Bellevue, WA 98004-5579
United States

Practice Areas

Energy Law (Clean Water Act, Cogeneration, Electricity, Environmental, Hydroelectric, Project Development, Public Utility, Regulatory)
Environmental Law
Natural Resources Law (Endangered Species, Energy, Environmental, Native American Affairs, Regulatory, Water, Water Rights)