|MICHAEL J. KOEHLER, Associate - Boston, Massachusetts
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Michael Koehler is an associate at Keegan Werlin LLP specializing in energy, regulatory, public utility and environmental law. He has represented energy and utility clients before administrative agencies such as the Department of Public Utilities, the Energy Facilities Siting Board and the Cape Cod Commission, in cases involving rate issues, long-term power purchase agreements for renewable energy, net metering, and the siting and permitting of an array of different energy facilities, including natural gas generating facilities, renewable energy projects, natural gas pipelines, electric transmission lines, substations and ancillary equipment.
Before joining the firm in 2008, Mr. Koehler served as a law clerk for the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts. Mr. Koehler received his Juris Doctor from Suffolk University Law School, cum laude, and his Masters in Public Administration from the Sawyer School of Management. At Suffolk, Mr. Koehler served as the Managing Editor of the Suffolk Journal of Trial and Appellate Advocacy. He also received a Rappaport Fellowship in Law and Public Policy that enabled him to work for the City of Boston's Environmental and Energy Services Cabinet. Prior to law school, Mr. Koehler received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography and Environmental Studies from Middlebury College. In addition to his professional pursuits, Mr. Koehler serves on the Alumni Council of Phillips Academy (Andover) and on the Board of Trustees for Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center.
Mr. Koehler is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and is an active member of the Boston Bar Association where he most recently served on the BBA's Environmental Sustainability Task Force.
AREAS OF PRACTICE
U.S. District Court District of Massachusetts, 2010
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 1st Circuit, 2011
U.S. Supreme Court, 2011
U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 2012
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, 2007,
Honors: Cum Laude
Middlebury College, 1999
B.A. Geography and Environmental Studies