Connecting Companies and Counsel
Brooks Pierce attorneys represent utility companies with a wide range of issues. We consult with our colleagues in other practice areas, such as environmental law, corporate financing, and administrative law to provide our clients with a comprehensive strategy to meet their needs.
Environmental concerns. Our attorneys counsel public and private utilities on the environmental impact of their operations. We handle issues such as:
- Clean water and the Safe Drinking Water Act
- Wastewater collection and treatment
- Consolidating water and sewer systems
- Solar power vs. electricity
Administrative regulations. Our attorneys have years of experience representing utility clients before the North Carolina Utilities Commission. We help clients remain compliant to local, state and federal regulations involving zoning, environmental impact regulations, eminent domain, sewer usage, and permitting. In addition, we represent clients in disputes over water rights, utility charges, and rights to charge for pole attachments.