MARCH 3, 2021
9:00 a.m. – 4:05 p.m.
0.6 CEUs available.
7 CLEs available.
This annual program highlights the regulatory and legislative changes over the past year. It will include presentations from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin as well as from attorneys familiar with those recent changes.
HOSTED for the PUBLIC UTILITIES SECTION of the STATE BAR of WISCONSIN.
9:05-9:35 Uncovering PFAS
Robert Bilott, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP (as depicted in the 2019 film “Dark Waters”)
11:35-12:05 Diversity in the Utility Industry
Rikaela Greane, Energy Associate, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Rebecca Cameron Valcq, Chair, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Samantha Skenandore, Attorney, Quarles & Brady LLP
Jennifer Rhuppiah, Manager, Regulatory Strategy, ITC Holdings Corp.
Mary Beall, Energy and Infrastructure Associate, Perkins Coie
12:05- 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00-1:30 Introducing the New Commissioner
Tyler Huebner, Commissioner, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Discussion Moderator: Rikaela Greane
1:30-2:30 Annual Public Service Commission of Wisconsin Update
Cynthia Smith, Chief Legal Counsel, Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
2:30-3:15 Emerging Technologies in Renewable Energy and Decarbonization
Michael Cummings, Shareholder, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
3:15-4:05 Legal Ethics Issues for State Utility Regulation Practitioners
John Ratnaswamy, Attorney, The Law Office of John Ratnaswamy, LLC