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Energy Law, Public Utilities, Regulatory, & Administrative Law;
Administrative Law Appeals

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.

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Cheryl M. Kimball

Boston Office

Phone: 617-951-1400
Fax: 617-951-1354

● Public Utilities
● Energy Law
● Regulatory/Administrative Law
● Administrative Law Appeals

Bar Admissions
Rhode Island


Ms. Kimball’s representation of electric and gas utilities before public utility commissions in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire includes advocacy and strategic guidance on issues relating to a broad range of rate-setting matters; utility finance; cost-recovery proposals for system infrastructure upgrades and replacements; pension costs; energy procurement; utility-owned solar and energy storage; emergency response plans; storm reviews and recovery proposals; and electric and pipeline safety compliance. She has successfully represented several electric and gas utilities in distribution rate proceedings, merger and acquisition 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.

Image by American Public Power Association

Representative Cases

NSTAR Electric Company v. Department of Public Utilities, 462 Mass. 381, 2011

Fitchburg Gas and Electric Light Company d/b/a Unitil, 460 Mass. 800, 2011

Southern Union Company d/b/a New England Gas Company v. Department of Public Utilities, 458 Mass. 812, 2010


B.A. 1992, Fitchburg State University, summa cum laude

J.D. 1995, Syracuse University College of Law, magna cum laude

M.P.A 1995, Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs at

Syracuse University, magna cum laude

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