James C. Meyer

James C. Meyer


Riker Danzig LLP

Recognized since 2005

Morristown, New Jersey

Practice Areas

Energy Law

Energy Regulatory Law

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James C. Meyer is co-chair of Riker Danzig’s Public Utilities Practice Group and a founding partner of its multi-disciplinary Energy Group. Mr. Meyer focuses primarily on energy, telecommunications, and other public utility and regulatory matters. Much of his energy work centers on representing investor-owned electric utilities to obtain approval of their programs and investments while ensuring that they can charge rates that allow them to cover all their costs and earn a reasonable return. Mr. Meyer is also experienced with energy efficiency and renewable energy (e.g., solar) programs and projects, and transactional matters, including power purchase agreements. His clients include Rockland Electric Company, a Consolidated Edison subsidiary, and Consolidated Edison Energy, Inc. On the telecommunications side, Mr. Meyer focuses on representing competitive carriers concerning regulatory impacts from federal and state laws that are designed to introduce more competition into the market. In addition, he assists emerging telecommunications companies with local authorizations, mergers and other financial transactions. His clients include Sprint and other certified local exchange carriers.

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Location

  • Headquarters Plaza
    One Speedwell Avenue
    Morristown, NJ 07962-1981

Education

  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey Newark , J.D., graduated 1988
  • Rutgers The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick, BA, graduated 1985

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New York, New York State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • Public Utility Law Section of NJ State Bar Association - Consultor and Former Chair (2001-20012)

Riker Danzig LLP
Headquarters: Morristown, New Jersey

43 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

9 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Energy Law, Newark (2023)
  • Energy Law, Newark (2018)
  • Energy Law, Newark (2016)
  • Energy Law, Newark (2012)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Energy Law
  • Energy Regulatory Law

Special Focus

  • Administrative
  • Appellate
  • Electricity
  • Energy Companies
  • Legislative
  • Litigation
  • Public Utility
  • Regulatory
  • Transactions

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