Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Frias served as Senior Legal Counsel to the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission for two years. He then served as Executive Counsel of the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission and Legal Counsel to the Rhode Island Energy Facility Siting Board for six years. During his employment as Executive Counsel, he authored “Beyond 271 – From an Open Market to a Fully Competitive Market: A Roadmap for State Commissions,” for the NRRI Journal of Applied Regulation. Before entering public service, Mr. Frias served as an associate at Zizik, LaSalle & Power, P.C., specializing in litigation.
Since 1999, Mr. Frias has taught Paralegals and the Litigation Team in Rhode Island, a seminar at the Institute for Paralegal Education.