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Scott Borden Grover

Partner
  • (205) 226-8781
Download Resume sgrover@balch.com
Education
  • University of Connecticut School of Law
    J.D., 2001, cum laude
  • University of Colorado
    B.S., 1994
Bar Admissions
  • Alabama, 2001
  • Texas, 2016
About Scott
Q&A
  • What types of clients do you represent?

    I represent energy companies, with a principal focus on investor-owned electric utilities. 

  • What previous experiences, prior to your work at Balch, influence your practice?
  • How are you involved in your community?
  • Which courts or agencies do you most often appear before on behalf of your clients?

Select Matters

  • Approval of certificate of convenience and necessity for new power generation resources: Represented retail electric utility in its successful efforts to obtain PSC authorization to construct new combined cycle generation; acquire existing combined cycle generation; and enter into a power purchase agreement for output from existing generation.  (2020)
  • Defense of electric cost recovery tariff: Represented retail electric utility in its successful efforts to defeat a complaint challenging existing tariff authorizing cost recovery for back-up power service to partial requirements customers with on-site generation. (2020)
  • Representation and advocacy in interstate pipeline rate case: Represented family of electric utilities in major interstate pipeline Natural Gas Act section 4 rate case. (2019-2020)
  • Advancement of electric vehicle policies: Represented retail electric utility in its successful advocacy for the development of constructive regulatory policies for the propagation of electric vehicle infrastructure. (2018)
  • Approval of photovoltaic solar generator purchased power agreement: Represented retail electric utility in receiving approval of a new purchase power agreement for the output from what will be one of the largest photovoltaic solar generating facilities in Alabama. (2016) 
  • Integration of energy companies post merger: Counseled electric utility system on the regulatory compliance issues presented by merger and integration with gas utility holding company and its regulated and market affiliates, including issues relating to compliance with FERC's standards of conduct and adherence to federal and state affiliate transaction pricing requirements. (2016)

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      Credentials

      Education
      • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2001, cum laude
      • University of Colorado, B.S., 1994
      Courts
      • Supreme Court of Alabama
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit
      • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
      • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
      Bar Admissions
      • Alabama, 2001
      • Texas, 2016
      Professional Affiliations
      • Birmingham Bar Association
      • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources; Editorial Board, Natural Resources & Environment, 2007 - present
      • Energy Bar Association   
      Awards & Accolades
      • The Best Lawyers in America, Energy Regulatory Law
      Clerkships
      • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama