Teresa’s practice is extensive and includes litigation, transactional, legislative and appellate advice. She counsels clients on such issues as utility rate making and has represented clients in numerous general rate cases. She works extensively with other aspects of public utility regulation, access to public records, competition, construction of new facilities, customer-specific contracts, alternative regulation and deregulation, energy efficiency, demand side management, and energy policy, and advises on energy storage and utility of the future strategies.Teresa also offers comprehensive counsel pertaining to environmental compliance, excess earnings, fair value, fuel cost adjustments, purchased power, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition, she advises on nuclear energy issues, pole attachments, regional transmission organizations, renewables, reverse rate cases, Smart Grid, tariff changes, regulatory compliance, the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and other regulatory matters.
Co-chair of the firm’s Energy, Telecommunications and Utilities group, Teresa Morton Nyhart concentrates her practice on the energy, telecommunications, and other utility industries. She also works with consumers in the negotiation of customer-specific contracts and related matters, as well as represents developers, property owners and universities in commercial law and regulatory matters.She has been a frequent speaker and author on regulatory law, communications, diversity and law firm marketing.