Kendrick is a Member in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Louisville office. He chairs both the firm’s Administrative Law/Regulated Industries Department and its Utility & Energy practice group and has served as vice chair of the firm’s board of directors since 2006. He joined Stoll Keenon Ogden in 1993.
Kendrick has represented energy and telecommunications clients throughout Kentucky and Virginia for nearly four decades. He routinely appears before state commissions and courts on behalf of clients, providing his expertise on complex issues ranging from constitutional challenges of utility laws to rate cases and mergers or acquisitions.
Utility & Energy: Kendrick has represented two of Kentucky’s largest investor-owned energy companies in state regulatory matters for nearly his entire career. He has served as lead regulatory counsel in 23 electric or gas base rate cases and numerous rate mechanism cases. Beyond those cases, he has obtained all state regulatory approvals connected with four multibillion dollar mergers or acquisitions.
Kendrick recently served as lead counsel in the approval of renewable power contracts involving one of the largest additive solar power facilities in Kentucky.
Outside Kentucky, Kendrick has appeared before the Virginia State Corporation Commission for twenty years in cases involving ten base rates, nineteen fuel factor changes, four utility acquisitions, numerous financings and other matters involving an investor-owned electric utility company.
Kentucky Public Service Com’n v. Com. ex rel. Conway, 324. S.W.3d 373 (Ky. 2010)
Public Service Com’n v. Com., 320 S.W.3d 660 (Ky. 2010)
Since 2009, Kendrick has served as lead counsel in nine gas and electric base rate cases before the Kentucky Public Service Commission and seven electric base rate cases before the Virginia State Corporation Commission that resulted in the approval of changes in electric or gas base rates.
In 2007, Kendrick provided regulatory advice on fuel adjustment clause policy issues to an investor-owned, publicly traded electric utility in Halifax, Nova Scotia.