|DAVID S. ROSENZWEIG, Partner - Boston, Massachusetts
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David S. Rosenzweig is a partner in Keegan Werlin's energy practice representing clients before state regulatory agencies, local permitting authorities and the Massachusetts courts. He advises a wide array of electric and gas companies, energy project developers and end users on issues concerning the siting, permitting and licensing of energy facilities, rates, planning, energy procurement and transmission arrangements. Mr. Rosenzweig's siting expertise includes: electric transmission lines (underground, aboveground and underwater); natural gas, oil and coal-fired electric generating facilities; interstate and intrastate natural gas pipelines; and natural gas storage facilities. He has also represented the region's first large-scale, off-shore wind power project in obtaining its state and local permits. During the course of these projects, Mr. Rosenzweig has obtained permits, licenses and siting approvals for energy infrastructure facilities from the Energy Facilities Siting Board, the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs pursuant to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act, the Department of Environmental Protection and various other state and local agencies, boards and governmental authorities. He has also represented project developers in judicial proceedings regarding challenges to permits and approvals initiated by project opponents.
Mr. Rosenzweig has also represented the region's electric and natural gas distribution companies on regulatory matters, including rates, financings, energy efficiency programs, mergers and acquisitions, distribution franchise rights and system planning before the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities. He has counseled electric distribution companies in industry restructuring proceedings to unbundle their distribution rates and to recover stranded costs, including securing regulatory approvals for the divestiture of their electric generating facilities.
With respect to the competitive energy market, Mr. Rosenzweig has negotiated electric and gas supply agreements for large institutional energy users and power sale agreements for wholesale electric generators. He has advised clients in restructurings, buy downs and buyouts of power sale agreements between competitive wholesale generators and electric distribution companies. In addition, he has counseled clients on transmission, power delivery and project interconnection issues concerning the New England Power Pool and the New England Independent System Operator. Mr. Rosenzweig has also performed regulatory and permitting due diligence reviews for asset acquisitions of natural gas, oil and coal-fired electric generating facilities.
"Mr. Rosenzweig has represented numerous clients in appellate proceedings before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on issues concerning administrative and regulatory law.
"Before joining the firm in 1990, Mr. Rosenzweig worked at Boston Edison Company for seven years in a variety of legal, financial, rate and planning areas. Prior to receiving his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Suffolk University Law School, Mr. Rosenzweig received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration degrees from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1989
U.S. Court of Appeals D.C. Circuit, 2012
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1988,
Honors: Cum Laude
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1982
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, 1981
Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, Inc. v. Energy Facilities Siting Bd., 457 Mass. 663 (2010)
Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, Inc., v. Department of Pub. Utils., 461 Mass. 166 (2010)
Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sount, Inc., v. Department of Pub. Utils., 461 Mass. 190 (2010)
Providence and Worcester R.R. Co. v. Energy Facilities Siting Bd., 453 Mass. 135 (2009)
City of Cambridge v. Department of Telecommunications and Energy, 449 Mass. 868 (2007)
Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, Inc. v. Energy Facilities Siting Bd., 448 Mass. 45 (2006)
Boston Edison Co. v. Town of Bedford, 444 Mass. 775 (2005)
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering v. Department of Telecommunications and Energy, 439 Mass. 857 (2003)
Boston Gas Co. v. Department of Telecommunications and Energy, 436 Mass. 233 (2002)
Attorney Gen. v. Department of Telecommunications and Energy, 438 Mass. 256 (2002)
Tofias v. Energy Facilities Siting Bd., 435 Mass. 340 (2001)
Town of Andover v. Energy Facilities Siting Bd., 435 Mass. 377 (2001)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology v. Department of Public Utilities, 425 Mass. 856 (1997)
HONORS AND AWARDS
"The Best Lawyers In America" 2013
"The Best Lawyers in America" 2009
"The Best Lawyers In America" 2007