Andrea Moore Stover

Section Chair - Energy Regulatory (Firmwide) Partner

[email protected]

Austin

P: +1.512.322.2695
F: +1.512.322.3695
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Andrea Moore Stover has nearly 20 years of experience counseling and representing clients in energy transactions and regulatory matters before agencies such as the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), the State Office of Administrative Hearings (SOAH), Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), as well as litigation in state and federal courts. A representative list of her clients includes electric utilities, power generators (including thermal, renewable, and cogeneration), retail electric providers (REPs), large industrial customers, financial institutions, and other investors. Ms. Stover also represents clients related water utility issues, including large commercial and industrial customers, municipal water utilities, and investor-owned utilities. In addition, Ms. Stover represents oil and gas clients in matters before the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC).

Related Experience

Electric Regulatory - Ms. Stover has represented and counseled a wide range of electric market participants in transactions and regulatory proceedings. She has represented clients in a variety of contested proceedings before the PUCT and SOAH including base and interim rate proceedings, transmission line CCN proceedings, merger approvals, disputes with the ERCOT, REP certification applications and amendments, enforcement and complaint proceedings, PGC registration, rulemakings, and other contested proceedings. Ms. Stover has also represented clients in appeals of decisions from the PUCT. Ms. Stover has represented and counseled clients in matters associated with the aftermath of Winter Storm Uri, including the ERCOT securitization proceedings, regulatory investigations, rulemakings at the PUCT, compliance issues with newly adopted rules, and other ongoing regulatory and legal counseling related to litigation in state and federal court.

Ms. Stover’s transactional and project experience includes regulatory counseling for clients in utility and other mergers, project finance, and other transactions related to electric utilities, REPs, and power projects.

Water Regulatory - Ms. Stover has represented and advised a variety of clients related to PUCT regulatory matters. She has represented large industrial clients in retail rate challenges and service area disputes. She has also represented municipal water utility in wholesale rate dispute and service territory disputes. Ms. Stover has also counseled clients on PUCT regulatory issues and potential PUCT merger, sale, transfer approvals.

Oil & Gas Regulatory - Ms. Stover has represented and advised clients in oil and gas regulatory matters before the RRC including injection well permit contested case hearings, flaring permits, and the transfer or construction of oil and liquids pipeline assets.

Other Regulatory Experience

  • Counseled clients regarding energy project siting issues, including eminent domain issues.
  • Represented a homeowner’s insurance company in rate proceedings at the Texas Department of Insurance and SOAH.
  • Represented and advised clients in a variety of Public Information Act (Open Records) matters.

Awards & Community

Recognized in Chambers USA, 2017-2023

United Way of Greater Austin
Women's Leadership Council
Executive Committee,
2012-2016

Austin ISD's Community Bond Oversight Committee
Member, 2013-2016

Leadership Austin
Emerge Program, 2011
Emerge Volunteer Committee,
2011

Mainspring Schools
Board of Directors, 2006-2008

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