SDM has a vibrant public utilities regulatory practice in Texas. Our attorneys handle issues falling under the jurisdiction of the Public Utility Commission of Texas including matters involving electricity, telecommunications and water. We offer advice and represent clients in connection with utility-related contracts, compliance and enforcement, rulemakings, contested cases, and legislative advocacy. We also advise clients on matters involving the interplay of electric market issues and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. The firm has handled complex electricity litigation involving market disputes arising from evolving competition in the Texas utility markets. We also represent property owners and developers in a variety of matters including public utility service and facilities affecting their properties.