Utilities come to Tonkon Torp because of our deep experience in issues related to energy production, pricing and distribution. We offer guidance to utility clients in a wide variety of disciplines, including real estate and title matters, permitting, construction, tax, finance and utility regulation. Our attorneys keep current with the evolving energy policy landscape to help clients navigate the complex intersection of utility law and public policy.

We also represent our clients before the public utilities commissions of Oregon and Washington, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Bonneville Power Administration, and state and federal courts.
Other services we provide our utility clients include:
  • Facilities development, construction, safety and operations
  • Real estate and land use issues, including sales, leasing and acquisition
  • Litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including rate negotiations and appeals
  • Corporate and general business counsel

Ninth Circuit Victory Assures Electricity Rate Stability

Representing Portland General Electric (PGE), Tonkon Torp appellate lawyers successfully argued for the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to uphold a settlement by the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA). Find details and more featured cases here.