Education
  • The George Washington University Law School
    LL.M., 2003
  • Cumberland School of Law
    J.D., 1997
  • McNeese State University
    B.A., 1994
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 1997
  • District of Columbia, 2002
About Peter
Q&A
  • What is the focus of your legal practice?

    Nuclear regulatory compliance and new nuclear development

  • What types of new nuclear projects?

    We have been primary project counsel to Southern Nuclear Operating Company in the development of the Plant Vogtle Units 3 and 4. In addition to this project, we have represented utility clients with the development and commercialization of potential projects, including light water reactor, small modular reactor, and advanced reactor technologies.

MORE ABOUT Peter
  • Representation of owners with regard to the development of new nuclear generating facilities, including licensing matters and drafting and negotiation of related engineering, procurement and construction agreements, operating agreements, and project development agreements.
  • Representation of developer of new nuclear power plant in connection with its applications for federal incentives under the Department of Energy’s Loan Guarantee and Standby Support programs.
  • Representation of electric utility with regard to government contract compliance matters stemming from Stimulus Act grant programs, including Smart Grid grants.
  • Representation of purchasers in two unit nuclear generating facility, including counsel during due diligence process, advice concerning transaction structure, and preparation of license transfer application.
  • Representation of potential bidder on nuclear facility in due diligence process, license transfer issues, and transaction structure.
  • Representation of purchasers and sellers in various purchase power agreements for capacity and energy from fossil and nuclear generating units.
  • Representation of purchasers of fossil fuel generating facilities in due diligence process and development of transaction documentation.
  • Representation of utility in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Section 206 investigation as well as other FERC regulatory proceedings with regard to compliance with the Standards of Conduct and Code of Conduct.
  • Representation of utility with regard to issues arising from a cooperative agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) related to research and development of alternative electric generating resources.
    Education
    • The George Washington University Law School, LL.M., 2003
    • Cumberland School of Law, J.D., 1997
    • McNeese State University, B.A., 1994
    Bar Admissions
    • Alabama, 1997
    • District of Columbia, 2002
    Professional Affiliations
    • American Bar Association, Public Utilities Section and Public Contracts Law Section
    • Alabama State Bar
    • Energy Bar Association
    Awards & Accolades
    • The Best Lawyers in America
    • Chambers USA