Utility Law

Pemberton Law develops and implements innovative solutions for the complex challenges confronting the utility industry.  Our clients include electric, gas and water utilities.  Our utility lawyers use the full range of the firm's resources to meet the diverse needs of our clients. 

Our lawyers have extensive knowledge of the energy and utility industries, the regulations involved and the litigation that affects this industry.  We assist our clients in navigating critical business issues that define the utility business.


  • Electrical Contact Injury and Death
  • Stray Voltage
  • Tree Removal

Contracts, Loans and Administrative

  • Right of Way Maintenance & Easements 
  • Employment Practices
  • Bylaw Amendment
  • Capital Credits
  • Board Meeting Attendance/Representation
  • Joint Ventures
  • RUS, CFC, CoBank Loans & Economic Development Loans
  • General Governance


Utility Law

Lawyers with expertise in this area:

Paul R. Johnson

Our Utility Clients:

  • Crow Wing Power
  • Itasca Mantrap Electric Cooperative
  • Lake Country Power Cooperative
  • Lake Region Electric Cooperative
  • Minnesota Rural Electric Association
  • Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative
  • Runestone Electric Cooperative
  • Todd Wadena Electric Cooperative
  • Wright Hennepin Cooperative Electric Association