John W. Gulliver


John is a senior partner at Pierce Atwood, member of the Management Committee, and head of the firm's International Group. For over 10 years he also was head of the Energy Practice Group. John's experience involves literally all elements of legal and regulatory power sector issues. He has represented clients on a broad range of energy sector transactions, policy issues, financing, mergers and acquisitions, privatization, competition, and regulatory reform matters.

John has worked throughout the United States and in over 50 countries around the world, including the Mid-East, Europe, Central and South America, Asia, Central Asia and Africa, applying his skills and experience to projects involving renewable energy development, energy efficiency and sustainable development; global warming and CO2 offset trading; gas sector regulation, pipelines, and retail distribution; project development and finance; BOT transmission planning, transmission support and interconnection agreements; oil and gas sector agreements; pipeline allocation and related oil and gas project work; power pools, power markets, market design and cross-border trading; complex corporate and commercial transactions; and nuclear issues.



Yale Law School, J.D., (1977)

Yale University, B.A., History, summa cum laude, (1974)

Bar Admissions


U.S. District Court, District of Maine

U.S. Courts of Appeal for the DC Circuit

125 Years