Bruce L Richardson


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Bruce Richardson

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Bruce L. Richardson is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group at King & Spalding.

Mr. Richardson focuses his practice on energy law. He represents and advises independent power producers, merchant transmission developers, electric power marketers, energy asset managers, private equity firms involved in the energy sector, and generation-owning industrial companies in connection with a broad range of transactional issues, administrative litigation, regulatory matters, and project issues. Transactional matters include electric power contracts, interconnection, and mergers and acquisitions. Regulatory matters include issues arising under the Federal Power Act, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Project experience includes support of development, operation, and management of generation projects in numerous states. In 2010, Chambers USA selected Mr. Richardson as one of America’s leading lawyers for business in Energy & Natural Resources (Nationwide).

Prior Experience

  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

  • Attorney-Advisor, Office of Administrative Law Judges, 1/1991 - 1/1993

Recent Publications

  • Co-author of “Electricity: Open Access, Transmission and Comparability,” in the Energy Law and Transactions treatise published by Matthew Bender, 1993-1999.
Energy Bar Association
EBA System Reliability and
Planning Committee

J.D., with honors, George Washington University
B.A., University of Chicago

District of Columbia