James A. Orr: Lawyer with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

James A. Orr

James Orr
Phone404.853.8578

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Practice Areas

  • Litigation
  • Energy, Environmental & Commodities
  • Energy Litigation
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Appellate
  • Electric Cooperatives
  • Product Liability - Commercial
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 404.853.8578
Fax: 404-853-8806
http://www.sutherland.com/People/James-A-Orr
 
University University of Georgia, B.A., summa cum laude
 
Law SchoolUniversity of Georgia School of Law, J.D., cum laude Staff Member and Comments Editor, University of Georgia Law Review
 
Admitted1982, Georgia; North Carolina
 
BornMacon, Georgia, February 16, 1956
 
Biography

James Orr provides strategic responses for his clients in energy litigation matters in Georgia and across the country. James has a long history of representing electric cooperatives and is a frequent speaker to cooperatives and their lawyers. He also represents independent power producers, electric utilities, oil and gas producers, liquefied natural gas (LNG) companies and other energy-related companies.

With more than 30 years of experience in energy litigation, James defends and prosecutes cases in a variety of judicial and regulatory proceedings at both the state and federal level. He also appears frequently before the Georgia Public Service Commission.

Selected Experience
Sutherland defends electric cooperatives in territorial integrity disputes.

Sutherland defends independent power producer in noise pollution nuisance case.

Sutherland represents 38 electric coops in joint-use agreement suit.

Awards and Rankings
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of energy law (2012-2014)

Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2010)

 
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James A. Orr

999 Peachtree Street, N.E.
AtlantaGA 30309-3996




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