Energy Cases To Watch In 2016

By Keith Goldberg (December 24, 2015, 8:37 PM EST) -- Between fights over the Obama administration's landmark suite of climate change regulations and the extent of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's authority over the nation's electricity system, 2016 is shaping up to be a blockbuster year for energy-related litigation.

"We've witnessed unprecedented executive expansion and we're bumping into the lines of congressional authority and the executive branch's ability to enact regulations," McGuireWoods LLP partner Scott Oostdyk said. "I think we're in uncharted territory, and going in a lot of different directions."

Given the massive transformation of both U.S. and global energy and environmental policy that's currently taking place, fierce court battles...

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