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Verrill Dana Welcomes Energy Attorney Hans Eysenbach

December 28, 2018 Press Releases

(December 28, 2018) – Verrill Dana is pleased to welcome energy attorney Hans Eysenbach to the firm's Portland office. Eysenbach's practice primarily focuses on utility and energy regulatory matters, representing energy, telecommunication, and water utility entities before the Maine PUC, FERC, and FCC.

Prior to joining Verrill Dana, Eysenbach served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Justice Andrew Mead on the Maine Supreme Judicial Court. Before pursuing his law degree, Eysenbach advised international development projects regarding their environmental regulatory compliance obligations to U.S. government donors. He received his law degree from the Vermont Law School, summa cum laude, where he was an articles editor for the Vermont Law Review and a teaching assistant. He earned his bachelor's degree from Connecticut College, magna cum laude.

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Maine Legislature Adopts Major Revision to Its Net Energy Billing Program

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2017 Emera Distribution Rate Case

Verrill represented Emera in its 2017 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC, which included: defeating Staff's proposed reduction to allowed return on equity for "management inefficiency;" approval of new expenditures, such as an...

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Verrill Partner to Lead Firm’s Energy, Telecommunications, and Natural Resources Group

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Advice from Former Portland Charter Commission

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65 Verrill Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers® 2022, Including Eight Named Lawyers of the Year

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Longtime Verrill Attorney Begins New Role as Senior Advisor at Maine Governor’s Energy Office

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Verrill Helps Hancock Solar Project Obtain MDEP Permit, Protect Upland Sandpipers

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Long-time Verrill Attorney William Harwood to Join Maine Governor’s Energy Office

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Management Audit

Verrill represented Emera in its 2016 distribution rate case before the Maine PUC. The case involved issues relating to significant new capital investments, including Emera's new customer information system and a controversial substation investment...

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Jim Cohen Appointed to Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority

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