Renewable Energy Infrastructure And Regulatory Counsel
Beatty & Wozniak, P.C. has more than 30 energy attorneys, licensed to practice in jurisdictions throughout the United States, including Texas, Washington D.C., Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana, Utah, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and North Dakota.
Together they have extensive experience in all aspects of the following:
- Siting and permitting for large scale infrastructure projects involving rights-of-way
- Land access, condemnations
- Surface use agreements
- Surface owner dispute resolution
- Representation of clients with large-scale infrastructure development and construction projects
We advocate for our clients’ interests in matters concerning carbon sequestration and electrical transmission before state and federal agencies, commissions and quasi-governmental entities.
The attorneys at Beatty & Wozniak, P.C. are intimately familiar with electrical transmission issues in the Rocky Mountain region. Our attorneys practice before state-level commissions and are experienced in addressing challenges to the current statutory and regulatory structures that impede the development of transmission facilities.
Acquisition, Siting And Permitting
Our team has extensive experience in acquiring surface access for infrastructure projects, conducting title due diligence, and drafting and negotiating real estate purchase and sale agreements. We have experience working with surface owners, local governments and state and federal agencies.
Permitting and major infrastructure can involve a panoply of local state and federal agencies and laws. We have a cumulative 100 years of experience negotiating local state and federal statutes and regulations that can be barriers to permitting. We have developed strong relationships with regulators at all levels of government to ensure successful negotiations.
About Government Affairs And Legislation
Bringing an infrastructure project to a successful conclusion often requires proactive outreach to legislators at the state and federal levels. We recognize the necessity of working with local communities at the outset to anticipate issues and prevent insurmountable problems.
Our team has experience in myriad government-related legal issues, such as the following:
- Legislative hearings
- Drafting legislation
- Working with citizen groups
- Interactions with state and local leadership to achieve buy-in at all levels
Strategic Advice For Entrepreneurial Projects And Corporate Dealings
Every infrastructure project may be complicated in its own way, with challenges ranging from local opposition to surface and easement acquisition difficulties to a need to adapt to changing laws and regulations. We have the knowledge and experience necessary to guide your company through the maze of issues to a successful conclusion.
Our team has the skillset to get your project through a myriad of contractual matters, including the following:
- Purchase and sale agreements
- Local surface use agreements
- Master service agreements
- Supply chain agreements
Our goal is always to ensure your project is able to move forward in accordance with your goals.