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Public Utility Defense

PUBLIC UTILITY DEFENSE

The Potomac Electric
Power Company:
“In the past twenty-eight years, Freeman & Freeman has represented PEPCO in various lawsuits in the metropolitan Washington area with very favorable results. Their attorneys understand our business and engineering, work alongside all of our key personnel with ease, and have consistently sought to keep our legal expenses within budget. We’re fortunate to have them with us.”

H. Edward Holtz, Esquire
Assistant General Counsel

In the field of public utilities, the Firm is at the forefront of litigation involving electric power transmission and distribution, having obtained defense verdicts in numerous multi-million dollar lawsuits in both the state and federal courts. Over the past 28 years, attorneys in the Firm have handled the investigation and litigation of accidents involving the mechanical and electrical contact of persons, tools and equipment with electric supply or communication conductors, utility poles, towers, high voltage switchgear, and related equipment. The Firm litigates trial and appellate matters involving all issues relating to the construction, maintenance, and design of both overhead and underground distribution and transmission systems with particular emphasis in defending electric shock and electrocution claims. Members of the Firm regularly lecture at regional and national conferences to attorneys, claims adjusters, engineers, and utility company management on the legal impact of the latest industry standards, practices, and regulations governing the utility industry. The Firm is also engaged on a prophylactic basis to evaluate and audit specifications for distribution installation facilities and to ensure compliance with industry standards.

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