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Mindy Vervais

Mindy Vervais' practice focuses on energy regulation and general commercial litigation. A significant portion of Mindy’s practice involves providing regulatory, business and litigation services to regulated infrastructure service industries including electric, natural gas, water and sewer utilities, hydroelectric facilities, and telecommunication companies. Mindy is regularly involved in administrative litigation at the state and federal level as well as in providing general business advice, compliance planning, and a wide variety of related legal services. She has represented clients before multiple state public service commissions as well as the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Mindy’s commercial litigation experience includes representing clients in state and federal courts throughout North Carolina as well as in a number of other jurisdictions in matters concerning a wide variety of issues including contract and employment disputes, trade secrets, commercial real estate, equipment leasing, and collection matters. Most recently, Mindy obtained a jury verdict in favor of a national home warranty company in a wrongful death suit.
Mindy Vervais has written 2 posts for Energy Interdependency Blog

Energy Industry Target of Cyber-Attacks and Congressional Efforts to Bolster Security

Cybersecurity of the electric power grid and energy sector as a whole has been the subject of heightened Congressional attention given the integral role the industry plays in our economy. According to a 2015 U.S. Senate committee report, nearly one-third of reported cyber-attacks involve the energy sector. Not surprisingly, the 114th Congress (2015-2016) has introduced … Continue reading

Natural Gas & Electric Industry Coordination Efforts Advance Through NAESB Gas-Electric Harmonization Forum After Recent FERC Orders

The natural gas and electric industries have been a buzz since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) issued its March 20, 2014 Orders focused on improving the coordination and scheduling of natural gas pipeline capacity with electricity markets. The electric industry’s increasing reliance on natural gas as a fuel source earned the coordination of the … Continue reading

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