Alan J. Statman

General Counsel

Alan Statman has more than 30 years of experience representing utilities, transmission companies and independent power producers before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Federal courts and state public utility commissions and regulatory agencies.

Statman was a founder of Trans-Elect and served as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. At Trans-Elect, he developed the innovative rate structure and was instrumental in the creation and development of both Michigan Electric Transmission Company and the Path 15 project in California.

He has been a Managing Shareholder of Wright & Talisman, a Washington DC based law firm, since 1993. Prior to joining the firm in 1985, Statman was an associate at a major international law firm and clerked for Federal judges.

Statman is particularly active in the restructuring of utility assets, mergers and acquisitions, and transmission project development. He is a senior advisor to the board of directors of Continental Energy Systems LLC, a utility holding company that provides natural gas service to customers in New Mexico (formerly, Michigan and Texas).

Statman received his undergraduate degree from Oregon State University and his JD from Syracuse University College of Law where he was editor of the Syracuse Law Review.