As a member of Husch Blackwell’s Energy & Natural Resources team, Bill has more than four decades of experience representing oil, natural gas and electric clients before all three branches of government.
Bill’s energy clients are engaged in all sectors of the energy industry. Bill has represented natural gas producers, midstream operators and marketers as well as end-users and regulatory agencies in certificate, abandonment and rate proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He has also represented clients in contested electric rate proceedings. Bill has represented energy clients in a wide range of energy transactions and acquisitions, natural gas regulatory proceedings, commercial litigation and government enforcement proceedings.
Bill was the principal legislative draftsman of both the Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 and the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (PMPA). He served as congressional committee counsel from 1973 to 1979.
Bill has written and lectured extensively on energy policy and legal issues.