Ryan’s practice focuses primarily on state and federal infrastructure development. He regularly counsels both public and private utilities before the Public Service Commission of West Virginia, and he has experience with the funding and financing of infrastructure expansion projects. Ryan has also represented clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission concerning interstate and intrastate natural gas transmission pipelines.
Ryan has a wide range of experience on the regulation and expansion of infrastructure on both a state and federal level, including: applications for a certificate of public convenience and necessity, base rate cases, pressure commitment obligations, firm capacity requirements, underground natural gas storage facilities, expedited recovery of infrastructure costs through rate base, pipeline replacement expansion programs, municipal appeal rate cases, earnings tests, depreciation rate cases, affiliated transaction cases, purchased gas adjustment proceedings, purchases and sales of public utilities, consolidation proceedings, and defense of customer complaints.
2015 Summer Associate, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC