Alson and Pashos Author Judicial Deference Article Published in Indiana Lawyer

Taft partners Mark Alson and Kay Pashos authored the article “Judicial deference to administrative agencies in 2024” which was published on Feb. 14 in The Indiana Lawyer. In the article, Alson and Pashos discuss both federal and Indiana developments that may alter the contours of judicial deference to administrative agencies. At the federal level, the U.S. Supreme Court recently heard oral argument in cases that may alter the Chevron doctrine, while the Indiana General Assembly is currently considering legislation that would impact the extent to which state courts defer to agency action.

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Alson’s energy practice centers on assisting public utilities and related entities with regulatory matters before state public service commissions, primarily the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission (IURC). Alson has represented electric, gas, water, and wastewater clients in a range of regulatory matters, including base rate cases, tracker adjustments, mergers and acquisitions, energy efficiency and demand side management proceedings, certificate of territorial proceedings, special contracts, regulatory ordinances, and declination of jurisdiction cases. Alson has also assisted with renewable energy projects, such as solar, wind, and battery energy storage systems. An experienced litigator, Alson has helped guide clients throughout the trial court and appellate processes.

Pashos practices in energy and utility law, advising and representing energy and utility companies before state regulatory agencies in various cases. For more than 30 years, she has represented energy utility companies before state public utility commissions in a variety of proceedings, such as rate cases, innovative rate design cases, fuel and purchased power proceedings, CPCN cases, environmental compliance cases, infrastructure cases, prudence cases, smart grid, energy efficiency and demand response matters, mergers and acquisitions, and RTO issues.

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