Pierce Atwood is pleased to congratulate firm energy partner Andrew O. Kaplan on being named the Energy Bar Association’s State Regulatory Practitioner of the Year for 2019. The EBA presents this award to a state utility regulatory lawyer who has demonstrated innovation and superior advocacy in his/her practice. Andrew was selected for this year’s award for his leadership and advocacy efforts to advance the energy storage industry. Andrew is credited with winning important rulings before FERC and state PUCs that have helped pave the way for significant growth throughout the energy storage industry.
“Andrew is a highly experienced energy attorney and a leading authority on energy storage,” said Kelly Speakes-Backman, CEO of the U.S. Energy Storage Association. “He has worked tirelessly with the U.S. Energy Storage Association to help realize our vision of 35 GW of new energy storage on the grid by 2025.”
“Andrew exemplifies the standards on which this award is based. He is a zealous advocate on behalf of his energy storage clients and I congratulate him for this well-deserved honor.”
- Cheryl A. LaFleur, Former FERC Commissioner
(Andrew is second from left)