Firm News and Announcements
DWGP congratulates Matt Rudolphi for a successful year as President of the Energy Bar Association (EBA). In serving as EBA President, Matt oversaw the energy industry’s preeminent organization committed to promoting the excellence of energy attorneys, professionals and students within the legal, regulatory, and political realm. During his tenure, Matt worked to advance EBA’s strategic goals of: (1) building and growing a regional focus, (2) optimizing membership strategies, (3) enhancing content and its accessibility, and (4) expanding participation and leadership opportunities. Under Matt’s leadership EBA established, fostered, and received initial reports from three new affinity groups: the Energy Professionals Council, the Masters Council, and the In-House Counsel Task Force. EBA greatly benefitted from Matt’s stewardship, and we are proud to have him as a valued member of the DWGP team.
On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, DWGP Shareholder Matthew R. Rudolphi presented on the Regulatory Overview panel at the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association’s (“TVPPA”) “Fiber University” conference. Mr. Rudolphi’s presentation provided an overview of FCC regulation of broadband and voice providers, with specific emphasis on the particular periodic filing requirements. The Fiber University conference provides a venue for public power utilities to share experiences and learn from subject matter experts in technology, law, finance, and marketing of broadband systems. For more information or to request a copy of his presentation, please contact Matt Rudolphi.
On Friday, December 7, 2018, Derek Dyson presented to the National Conference of State Legislatures Capitol Forum on Grid Modernization, with a focus on electrification and bringing water services to tribal communities. Mr. Dyson specifically addressed work with the Navajo Nation and identified opportunities for legislators to help ensure that basic electric and water services are provided to tribal communities. Founded in 1975, the National Conference of State Legislatures supports state legislatures by providing tools, information and resources to allow them to craft solutions for complex problems. Mr. Dyson is shareholder at DWGP and serves as counsel to the Navajo Nation Tribal Utility Authority.