Federal Constitutional

Federal constitutional matters include preemption claims under the Federal Power Act and PURPA, Dormant Commerce Clause claims, and issues arising under First Amendment, Takings Clause and Due Process Clause.

Representative matters include:

  • Successfully litigated a landmark Federal Power Act preemption case challenging a New Jersey statute subsidizing new gas-fired generators.
  • Advised clients in a range of issues concerning the boundaries between state and federal jurisdiction under the Federal Power Act.