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Michael Griffiths is an attorney in the firm’s Indianapolis office. He has extensive experience with energy and utility regulation at the federal and state level including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, and the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission. He advises clients on a broad range of issues including ratemaking, financing, project certification/approval, energy transportation and compliance, wholesale contracts, and service territories. Michael also has substantial experience in general corporate matters including contract, tax, mergers, and other transactional issues. Prior to joining the firm, he served as in-house counsel for ProLiance Energy, LLC.

Career Highlights

Awards

  • Spring 2005 Moot Court Competition Order of Barristers, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Spring 2005 Moot Court Brief Competition, 2nd Place, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Community Involvement

Professional Leadership

  • Indianapolis Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Executive Committee member, 2011-2014, Vice Chair 2012-2013
  • Indiana Bar Association Utility Law Section member, 2008-Present; Council member 2013-Present, Gas Division Chair, Water/Sewer Division Vice-chair
  • IBA Bar Leader Series, Class IX (2011-2012)

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • The Salvation Army of Indiana volunteer, Echelon executive board member and co-founder
  • IBA Legal Line volunteer
  • Second Helpings volunteer

Media

Presentations

  • “Municipal Utility Law: Jurisdiction, Rates, and other Basics,” 2016 Municipal Law Seminar, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association, June 17, 2016
  • "Public Works & Utilities Workshop," Boot Camp for Newly Elected Officials Conference, Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, Jan. 19-21, 2016
  • “Water and Sewer Utility Infrastructure: Who Owns What Within Your Utility,” 2015 Water Institute, Indiana Rural Water Association, December 8, 2015

Services

Industries

Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, West Lafayette, IN, B.S., Management, May 2003
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., May 2006

  • Indiana, 2006
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2006
    U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2006
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