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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, TX 75201

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), 2018-2020
  • Selected to the Texas Rising Stars list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2014–2015
  • Legal 500 U.S., Energy Regulation: Conventional Power, 2020
  • Member: J. Ruben Clark Legal Society
  • Texas
  • Italian (fluent)