Cheryl M. Kimball is a partner at Keegan Werlin LLP, specializing in energy and regulatory and public utility law. She represents a number of electric and gas utilities, as well as major project developers.
Ms. Kimball’s representation of electric and gas utilities before public utility commissions in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut includes advocacy and strategic guidance on issues relating to service-quality metrics and compliance, setting distribution rates, planning and cost recovery proposals for system reliability, infrastructure replacement, pension costs, energy procurement and safety compliance. She has successfully represented several electric and gas utilities in merger proceedings and on administrative appeals before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
Ms. Kimball’s energy facility siting experience includes experience working for the Massachusetts Energy Facility Siting Board on the siting of gas-fired generation facilities, and work on the private side representing developers in their efforts to obtain state permits and local zoning exemptions relating to the construction of energy infrastructure.
Before joining the firm in 1997, Ms. Kimball served in the position of Counsel for the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities from 1996 to 1997 and as an Associate for Hiscock & Barclay in Syracuse, NY in 1994.