Kendrick's many legal accomplishments include serving as lead regulatory counsel for the two largest investor-owned electric and gas utilities in five significant electric and gas base rate cases before the Kentucky Public Service Commission in the last fourteen years, the most recent of which resulted in approval of an unanimous settlement agreement between nine different consumer groups, representing the diverse interests of industrial, commercial, public schools, municipals and low-income customers of a $99.7 million increase in electric and gas retail rates.
In addition, over the last ten years Kendrick has appeared regularly before the Virginia State Corporation Commission in cases involving base rate increases, fuel factor changes, financings, rulemakings and other matters involving investor-owned electric utility regulations.
Kendrick also provided general legal strategic advice and served as lead regulatory counsel for obtaining all state regulatory approvals in connection with a series of four mergers or acquisitions involving the two largest investor-owned electric and gas utilities in Kentucky and Virginia.
Since 1993, Kendrick has served as lead regulatory counsel for environmental surcharge applications for one or obht of the two largest investor-owned electric utilities in Kentucky.
Kendrick was chosen as a BTI Client Service All-Star and was the only Kentucky attorney lsited in 2012 and 2013. He is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®, recognized by Chambers USA, and is honored as a Kentucky Super Lawyer. Active in many professional organizations, Kendrick is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the Virginia State Bar Association and is a member of the board of directors for the Energy Bar Association. In March 2006, Mr. Riggs was recognized in and described by Louisville Magazine© as a Top Lawyer in Louisville, Kentucky.
Married with two children, he stays involved in the Louisville community by serving as a Board Member for Greater Louisville Inc. He served for 15 years in various adult leadership positions with the Boy Scouts of America, including Assistant Scout Master. In his free time, he currently enjoys triathlons and backpacking.