September 24, 2021

Volume XI, Number 267

Weston Adams, III

Weston co-chairs the Energy Industry Group and practices energy, environmental, and appellate law.

Experience

  • Acted as lead counsel in three avoided cost trials on solar energy pricing and standard contract terms at the South Carolina Public Service Commission.

  • Served as lead counsel on more than 100 appeals to the South Carolina Supreme Court, the South Carolina Court of Appeals, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

  • Acted as lead counsel for solar developer in PURPA litigation at the South Carolina Public Service Commission.

  • Served as lead counsel for microgrid developer in litigation at the District of Columbia Public Service Commission.

  • Acted as lead counsel for EV charging station manufacturer in two proceedings at the North Carolina Utilities Commission.

  • Acted as lead counsel on regulatory, permitting, environmental, and/or land use issues for solar, biomass, biofuels, biogas, and waste–to–energy renewable energy projects.

  • Worked as lead counsel for multiple defendants in a RCRA citizen's suit class action concerning allegations of groundwater contamination.

  • Served as lead counsel for all of one client's U.S. facilities in obtaining Green–e approval that the facilities' energy qualifies as renewable under the Green–e Energy National Standard.

  • Served as lead counsel for multiple clients in both the Carolina Transformer Superfund Site case in North Carolina and the Ward Transformer Superfund Site case in North Carolina.

  • Acted as lead environmental counsel on M&A, real estate, or regulatory matters involving facilities located in California, Washington, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Texas, Michigan, and Ohio.

  • Served as lead counsel in litigated OSHA matters in Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. 

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Articles in the National Law Review database by Weston Adams, III

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