Elisabeth H. Ross

Ms. Ross is the head of the Firm’s public utility practice in Washington.  She represents a variety of clients before the Regulatory Commission of Alaska and other state and federal agencies, focusing on energy and communications.

Ms. Ross has represented electric utilities, renewable energy companies and communications companies for over 35 years before state utility regulatory agencies.  She has achieved many successful results in rate, rate design, certification, merger, regulations, and compliance cases.  She has successfully overturned adverse agency decisions in appellate court proceedings, causing agencies to revise decisions of key strategic importance to the Firm’s clients.

She advocates her clients’ interests on Capitol Hill often to strengthen their agency positions.

Clients have reported to Ms. Ross that they trust her because of her character traits – she is direct, honest and up front.   Clients have given her cases in a range of areas outside her specialties, such as fisheries and federal government contracting, because they do trust her, and have seen her engage with proficiency and competence.

Client service is at the heart of Ms. Ross’s law practice.  She solves client problems cost-effectively because she wants her client relationships to last over the long haul.  She is attentive and prioritizes responding to client communications in a timely manner.  Ms. Ross strives to provide true value across all her practice areas, in ways that best respond to client needs.

Education

Northeastern University Law School (J.D.)
Brown University (B.A., cum laude)

Admitted to Practice

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth and D.C. Circuits
Alaska
District of Columbia

Awards and Honors

Martindale-Hubbell AV rated
Other Professional Experience
Assistant Attorney General representing the Alaska Public Utilities Commission
Co-Chair, 2015-2016, Federal Communications Bar Association State and Local Practice Committee

Representative Clients

Tanadgusix Corporation (electric utilities and TDX Power)
Ares Management, LLC/Energy Investors Fund
Cyrq Energy
Alaska Communications Systems
State of Alaska
Vermont Public Service Board
Kansas Corporation Commission