Markham A. "Mark" Quehrn

Markham A. "Mark" Quehrn


Perkins Coie LLP

Recognized since 2003

Bellevue, Washington

Practice Areas

Energy Law

Environmental Law

Natural Resources Law

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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.

Location

  • 10885 Northeast Fourth Street, Suite 700
    Bellevue, WA 98004-5579

Education

  • University of Washington , BA

Bar Admissions

  • Washington, Washington State Bar Association

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Bellevue Chamber of Commerce - Board Member
  • Environmental Law Institute - Member
  • National Hydropower Association - Member
  • Overlake Hospital Foundation and Auxiliaries - Board of Trustees
  • Seattle King County Bar Association - Member
  • Washington State Bar Association - Member

Perkins Coie LLP
Headquarters: Seattle, Washington

278 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

220 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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

  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Natural Resources Law

Special Focus

  • Clean Water Act
  • Cogeneration
  • Electricity
  • Endangered Species
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Hydroelectric
  • Native American Affairs
  • Project Development
  • Public Utility
  • Regulatory
  • Water
  • Water Rights

Awards:

  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics "Super Lawyers" 2007, 2009, 2011- Present

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

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