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Jaren A. Taylor
Jaren A. Taylor
Partner — Energy Regulation
Partner — Energy Regulation

Jaren A. Taylor

Jaren A. Taylor
Dallas

Trammell Crow Center
2001 Ross Avenue
Suite 3900
Dallas, Texas 75201

Austin

200 West 6th Street
Suite 2500
Austin, Texas 78701

Jaren A. Taylor

Experience Highlights

  • (Public Utility Commission of Texas) — Prepared, processed, and obtained approval for over twenty Certificate of Convenience and Necessity applications for transmission line projects in the State of Texas (lead)

  • (Texas State Court) — Conducted litigation for clients to obtain hundreds of miles of right-of-way through condemnation in courts across the state for the construction of high-voltage transmission lines (lead)

  • (Public Utility Commission of Texas) — Litigated contested case proceeding to be awarded over a billion dollars of Competitive Renewable Energy Zone transmission line projects

  • Represented client in $400 million dollar utility asset swap transaction, including the regulatory approval for the same

  • Represented clients in Sale, Transfer, Merger proceedings before regulatory commissions 

  • (Wise County Court at Law No. 2) — Defended client in state court trespass and nuisance cases involving energy infrastructure (lead)

  • Represented clients in various asset acquisitions, mergers, asset swaps, and sales involving utility infrastructure

  • Counsels clients on various matters involving the ERCOT market and process, including the RPG process, generator interconnections, certification and registration requirements, and other issues (lead)

  • (Public Utility Commission of Texas) — Represents clients in various industry rulemakings, complaint, and other proceedings (lead)

  • Represented clients before planning and zoning commissions, and city councils, to obtain municipal zoning approvals (lead)

Credentials

  • Baylor Law School, J.D. cum laude, 2007 (Order of the Barristers; Senior Executive Editor, Baylor Law Review; Recipient of William Trail Civil Procedure Award)
  • Brigham Young University, B.S., Political Science, 2004 (Phi Sigma Alpha Honors Society)
  • Chambers USA, Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (Electricity)(Texas), 2018–2022
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2014–2015
  • Legal 500 U.S., Energy Regulation: Conventional Power, 2020–2022
  • The Best Lawyers in America© (BL Rankings, LLC), Energy Regulatory Law (Dallas), 2022 and 2023
  • Member: J. Reuben Clark Legal Society
  • Member: Texas Utilities Lawyers and Energy Bar Association – Texas Chapter
  • Texas
  • Italian (fluent)