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.
Represented 38 electric cooperatives in a lawsuit to enforce rental and operational terms under a joint-use agreement.
Represented an independent power producer in a contract dispute involving a co-generation facility.
Represented electric cooperatives in more than 20 trials involving territorial integrity disputes.
Awards and Rankings
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of energy law (2012-2016)
Selected for inclusion in Georgia Super Lawyers (2004-2010)