Nexsen Pruet represents numerous electric cooperatives throughout the Carolinas as general and special counsel. The firm has extensive experience handling legal issues involving:
- General corporate and bylaw matters
- Territorial disputes
- Environmental matters
- Easements, real estate and condemnation
- Electro-magnetic field litigation
- Personal injury, wrongful death and property damage
- Wrongful disconnection of electric service
- Electric meter tampering
- Class action defense
- Service policy issues
- Capital credit issues
- Cooperative financing
Due to our extensive experience in handling matters for electric cooperatives, the firm stands ready to analyze client problems and advise clients in a proactive manner prior to litigation. The firm also routinely works with RUS, CFC, and NRECA.
As General Counsel to several cooperatives we often attend and participate in board and committee meetings. Our attorneys also regularly publish materials and present seminars on important issues facing our cooperative clients such as the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, Form 990 Compliance, and Legal Audits.