Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP has long been recognized for its extensive experience in the organization, operation, and regulation of utilities. From the firm's representation of the first electric cooperative utility organized in the United States more than a half century ago, to its present representation of many utility clients, Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP offers a full array of legal services to public and private telephone, electric, gas, water, and sewer utilities, and to large utility service users. The firm was the lead firm in creating a national wholesale energy marketing venture among generation and transmission cooperatives seeking synergistic solutions to risk management--the first entity of its kind in today's ever-changing electric industry. The firm has continued to stay on the cutting edge of the industry in representing clients on matters related to renewable energy, climate change and utility service projects, including wetland sanitary treatment facilities, development and sale of landfill methane gas, coal gasification, wind generation development, and solar energy. It is Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP's mission to keep pace with its utility clients' evolving needs.
The firm's telecommunications clients include both regulated and unregulated companies for whom it provides a myriad of contractual, regulatory, trial, appellate, and business services.
Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP's utility practice brings the firm's attorneys regularly before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The firm's history of representing utilities has yielded a century of experience in a vast range of business concerns--among them, corporate, real estate, finance, litigation, and labor issues, and government and legislative relations. This experience is increasingly relied upon by the firm's utility and general business clients.