Public Utility Law

Public utilities possess unique opportunities while facing unique challenges. Many of these opportunities and challenges call for practical legal counsel. Some of them call for the strongest possible representation when a company's interests are at stake.

Equipped with deep industry knowledge and a long track record of success handling a multitude of issues, the lawyers of Wilkinson, Carmody & Gilliam provide representation to public utility companies in Louisiana and beyond. Our clients include Southwestern Electric Power Co., a Shreveport-based subsidiary of American Electric Power Company, and the Dolet Hills Lignite Company, which mines and supplies lignite for the Dolet Hills Power Station in DeSoto Parish, Louisiana.

Serving Louisiana Public Utilities For Generations

For generations, Wilkinson, Carmody & Gilliam has served power companies in the region. Our litigation, transactional and advisory experience includes:

  • Regulatory issues before the Louisiana Public Service Commission and other regulatory bodies, including FERC and the EPA
  • Expropriations for service right-of-ways and other utility land and title work
  • Labor and employment matters, including union claims
  • A broad range of defense of personal injury claims, including electrical contact claims
  • Property damage claims

Contact Wilkinson, Carmody & Gilliam

In legal matters that affect public utilities, the right experience can make the difference. Contact us to discuss your legal matter with an attorney in our Shreveport, Louisiana offices.