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VanNess Feldman


Bob Nordhaus specializes in federal electric, natural gas, and environmental regulation. His work in private practice and his governmental experience have encompassed legislative, regulatory and transactional work, administrative and appellate litigation in these fields, and alternative dispute resolution. He has represented electric utilities, independent power producers, end users of natural gas and electricity, and state and local governments, and has served both as neutral and as party-appointed arbitrator in electric and natural gas arbitration proceedings. Mr. Nordhaus originally joined Van Ness Feldman in 1981, after serving three years as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's first General Counsel. He practiced with the firm until 1993, when he was appointed General Counsel of the Department of Energy by President Clinton. He rejoined the firm in 1997.