Hesser G. McBride, Jr., is a shareholder with Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A. and chair of its Energy, Telecommunications and Public Utilities Law practice group. Mr. McBride's practice is concentrated primarily in the areas of energy regulation, renewable energy, energy competition, telecommunications law, cable television law, public utility law, local government procurement law and State tax matters. On behalf of corporations, municipal entities, public entities, and individuals, Mr. McBride appears before New Jersey administrative agencies in connection with regulatory approval, regulatory compliance and regulatory enforcement proceedings. Mr. McBride also devotes a portion of his practice to public utility rights-of-way issues and litigation, including the siting of utility facilities and compliance with the New Jersey Underground Fault Protection Act ("One Call").
Mr. McBride regularly represents clients in connection with the development of solar photovoltaic energy projects and drafts and negotiates power purchase agreements (PPAs). Mr. McBride negotiates third-party supplier agreements and regularly provides advice to governmental entities regarding energy procurement issues, including the development of energy generation and efficiency projects.
Mr. McBride is a member of the American Bar Association's Public Utility Law Section, a member of the New Jersey Bar Association Renewable Energy and Clean Technology Committee, an Officer of the New Jersey State Bar Association's Public Utility Law Section, a member of the Federal Energy Bar Association, a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Telecommunications Law Committee, and the Federal Communications Bar Association. Mr. McBride has received an "AV" Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating, and for several years has been selected for inclusion on the Best Lawyers in America list under "Energy Law" and on the Super Lawyers list in New Jersey.
Mr. McBride regularly lectures and writes articles on energy law and utility related subjects. You can contact him via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Area of Emphasis:
Renewable Energy, Solar Energy, Energy Competition, Telecommunications, Electric and Gas Regulation, Cable Television, Rights-of-Way, Utility Facilities Relocations and Mark Outs, Utility Ratemaking, Sales & Use Tax, and Local Government and Public School Procurement
· Solar Energy Informational Video
· Full Competition Comes to the Telecommunications Market in New Jersey
· Clean Energy - Roundtable
· Savings From the Sun: Guiding Clients Through the Solar Contracting Process
· Don't Let The Sun Set On Your Opportunity To Obtain A Grant For A Solar Installation
· Has Competition Eliminated the Need for State Regulation of Telecommunications Service Providers?
Law Clerk, Hon. Henry H. Wiley
Superior Court of New Jersey, Chancery Division, General Equity