Liam Paskvan’s practice focuses on state and federal energy litigation and transactional matters. He represents natural gas companies, electric transmission and distribution utilities, retail electric suppliers, and telecommunications providers before the Maine Public Utilities Commission in matters regarding rate recovery and design, cost of gas reconciliations, transmission planning, public utility mergers and acquisitions, and renewable generation resource certification.

Liam also represents clients in federal forums, including before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Department of Energy, where he assists public utilities, energy traders, and other entities in a variety of matters, including maintaining compliance with federal regulations and securing required authorization for importing and exporting natural gas. Liam also represents clients in state and regional competitive solicitations for clean energy generation and associated transmission, and is a member of Pierce Atwood’s Energy Infrastructure Group. Liam works diligently to understand his clients’ objectives and to implement sound legal strategies that best achieve those goals.

Liam is dedicated to providing pro bono legal services, and works on a variety of matters, including representing individuals in proceedings before the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service, as well as animal rights matters. In both 2015 and 2016, Liam was recognized by the Katahdin Counsel Recognition Program for his commitment to community service.

Practice Areas

Liam represents diverse clients in complex energy litigation and other regulatory matters before the Maine Public Utilities Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Such matters include representation of regulated public utilities in proceedings regarding cost of gas rates, rate recovery and design, transmission planning, and pipeline capacity assignment, as well as representation of public utilities and other market participants in a variety of FERC matters, from annual compliance filings to Office of Enforcement investigations. Liam also has experience in representing clients in regional, competitive solicitations for transmission infrastructure to facilitate delivery of renewable energy.