Utilities & Municipalities

Branstetter, Stranch & Jennings, PLLC represents public utilities in Tennessee, primarily natural gas, water and wastewater utilities. We represent Tennessee utilities in proceedings to obtain operating authority, rate proceedings, merger and acquisition proceedings, condemnation proceedings and territorial dispute proceedings before the state regulatory authority, administrative agencies and all state and federal courts. We serve as general counsel to our natural gas, water and wastewater utility clients on matters involving regulatory compliance with state and federal laws and regulations governing public utilities, easement and real property acquisitions, employment issues, public utility bond financing, public utility construction contracts and disputes and public utility customer service issues. We further assist our clients in drafting and reviewing legislation which affects public utilities in Tennessee.