Fredrikson & Byron expand energy group

Fredrikson & Byron announced the expansion of the firm's energy group with the addition of two attorneys, Todd Guerrero and Alan Mitchell, who are particularly experienced in regulatory matters involving transmission and generation. Guerrero and Mitchell will broaden the group's existing capabilities to help clients build the next generation of energy infrastructure. Guerrero acts as lead state outside regulatory counsel to five regional utilities on the Big Stone II project, a 500 MW, $1.6 billion supercritical pulverized coal plant and associated transmission lines. He is actively involved in the renewable fuels industry, advising clients on corporate, regulatory and related matters. Mitchell is lead outside counsel to Minnesota Transmission Owners, an organization of utilities with generating facilities and transmission lines in Minnesota. He has extensive experience in environmental and energy-related matters. For more than 25 years, Alan was an assistant attorney general representing the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency and the Minnesota Environmental Quality Board in various matters involving rulemaking, permitting, and enforcement.