Kendrick practices as Member from Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Louisville office, where he joined in 1993. He serves as the chair of SKO’s Administrative Law/Regulated Industries Department and Utility & Energy practice group. He also serves as the vice chair of the firm’s board of directors since 2006.
For nearly four decades, Kendrick has represented energy and telecommunications clients throughout Kentucky and Virginia. 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 construction of generation and transmission facilities.
Utility & Energy: In Kentucky, Kendrick has represented two of the largest investor-owned energy companies for nearly his entire career in state regulatory matters. He served as lead regulatory counsel in twenty-three electric or gas base rate cases and numerous rate mechanism cases. Beyond litigating and negotiating rate adjustments, he obtained all state regulatory approvals in connection with four multi-billion dollar mergers or acquisitions.
Kendrick presently serves as lead counsel in the approval of renewable power contracts involving one of the largest additive solar power facilities in Kentucky.
In addition, over the last sixteen years, Kendrick has appeared regularly before the Virginia State Corporation Commission in cases involving six base rates, fifteen fuel factor changes, four utility acquisitions, numerous financings and other matters involving an investor-owned electric utility company.
Public Service Comm’n v. Com. ex rel Conway, 324 S.W.3d 373 (Ky. 2010).
Public Service Comm’n v. Com., 320 S.W.3d 660 (Ky. 2010).
Since 2009, Kendrick served as lead counsel in four electric base rate cases before the Virginia State Corporation Commission that resulted in the approval of increases in electric base rates.
In 2007, Kendrick provided regulatory advice on fuel adjustment clause policy issues to an investor-owned, publicly traded electric utility. (Halifax, Nova Scotia).