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Husch Blackwell Energy Team Advises GridLiance in Formation of the Nation’s First Competitive Transmission Company Focused on Public Power

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4.01.15

On March 31, 2015, GridLiance GP, LLC and Blackstone Energy Partners announced the formation of a new electric transmission company, GridLiance, the nation’s first competitive transmission company poised to develop, own and operate transmission infrastructure and partner with U.S. municipal, cooperative and joint action agency utilities.

Attorneys within Husch Blackwell’s Energy & Natural Resources team served as GridLiance’s primary outside counsel in structuring this collaboration. The team was led by Partner Brennan Tucker and also included Partners Kyle Barry, John Crossley, Marvin Griff, Chris Reeder and Associate Bert Seefeldt.

According to the released announcement, GridLiance “will deliver important customer benefits, including lower delivered energy costs and more reliable transmission service.” More information is available in the GridLiance news release on Gridliance.com.

Clients rely on Husch Blackwell’s team Energy & Natural Resources attorneys to handle industry-specific challenges and effectively assist with new opportunities and ongoing projects. Providing a full range of legislative, regulatory, transactional, commercial and litigation services, the group understands the evolving energy and natural resources sectors and helps clients take advantage of a constantly changing environment to achieve their strategic goals.