Utility Change of Control Cases
Lindsey has served as regulatory counsel in numerous successful proceedings before the Kentucky Public Service Commission in which the subject utility sought approval of a “change of control” whether by merger or acquisition. In a related representation, Lindsey served as discovery coordinating counsel for numerous companion change of control cases pending in multiple regulatory jurisdictions throughout the country.
Utility Finance Cases
Lindsey has been lead regulatory counsel in numerous regulatory proceedings before the Kentucky Public Service Commission in which utilities have sought and received regulatory approval for long-term debt obligations.
Utility CPCN Cases
Lindsey has served as both lead regulatory counsel and co-counsel in numerous certificate of need cases before the Kentucky Public Service Commission. Those cases have resulted in authorizations for the utilities involved to construct large scale power generation facilities and water treatment facilities. They have also involved authorizations to construct power and water transmission lines.
Utility Base Rate Cases
Lindsey has served as both lead regulatory counsel and co-counsel in numerous base rate cases before the Kentucky Public Service Commission and the Tennessee Public Utility Commission since 2004. Some of those cases have been fully resolved by agreement of the parties and some have been fully litigated to conclusion. The utilities involved in those cases are the state’s largest electric, gas, and water utilities.
Redemption of Preferred Stock
Representation of related issuers in redeeming multiple outstanding series of preferred stock pursuant to call features.
Defense of a major water company against attempted condemnation by local government in multiple proceedings, ultimately resulting in a published decision by the Kentucky Supreme Court affirming an injunction to prevent a referendum scheduled outside the regular election cycle and a public vote in favor of the water company the following year.
Major Water Pipeline Project
Worked with a water utility client that was acquiring right-of-way access. We assisted with negotiations and, where necessary, litigation to secure rights to construct a much needed 42” water main to transport water from the Kentucky River to Lexington and surrounding communities, securing a new and dependable water source for Central Kentucky for years to come.