Chris has been practicing for 28 years, concentrating in the area of administrative law with an emphasis in matters pertaining to energy and natural resources. He represents participants in numerous areas of the electric industry, including competitive retail providers, independent power producers, power marketers, investor-owned and public power utilities, investors, lenders, and customers. Chris focuses on a broad scope of regulatory issues, including compliance and enforcement, commercial disputes, market structure, development related matters, and certification.
Chris participated extensively in the rulemakings and contested cases of the Texas Public Utility Commission to implement its 1999 electric industry restructuring legislation. In addition to regulatory matters, he advises clients on power plant development, acquisition, and financing issues. He is a frequent author and speaker, and a Board member of the Texas Renewable Energy Industries Alliance.