Philip E. Stoffregen is a member of BrownWinick. Phil's practice is focused on the areas of public utility, energy and telecommunications law. Phil has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® for at least 25 years and he is included in the directory in the specialties of Energy Law, Communications Law and Energy Regulatory Law. In 2014 Phil was named Best Lawyers' Lawyer of the Year in Communications Law.
A former General Counsel to the Iowa Utilities Board and Assistant Attorney General in the Administrative Law Section of the Iowa Office of Attorney General, Phil currently represents clients on a wide range of public utility, energy and telecommunications litigation and transactional matters, with a special emphasis on state and federal regulation of entities involved in the provision of electric, natural gas, and telecommunications services. For over a decade, an active sector of Phil's practice has involved the development of renewable energy resources, particularly wind.
Phil is a member of the Energy Bar Association and sits on its State Commission Practice and Regulation Committee and its Electricity Regulation and Compliance Committee. Phil is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Midwest Chapter of the Energy Bar Association, as well as a member of the Iowa State Bar Association and the Iowa Wind Energy Association.
Phil received a B.A. in Mathematics and Physics, an M.S. in Mathematics, an M.A. in Philosophy of Science and a J.D., with high distinction, from the University of Iowa. He has pursued graduate work in engineering economics and depreciation analysis at Iowa State University, where he also held the position of Assistant Professor (part-time) in the Department of Industrial Engineering. He was admitted to the Iowa bar in 1977.