Practice FocusEnergyPublic Utility RegulationRenewable EnergyEnergy TransactionsCompliance & EnforcementLegislationTransmission & InterconnectionPublic Agency RepresentationTransportationConsumer RepresentationNegotiation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & LitigationFacility Siting and Land Use
Bar and Court AdmissionsCalifornia Bar AssociationEducationJ.D., University of California, Davis, 2005B.S. University of California, San Diego, 2001
Jed Gibson is a Partner in Ellison Schneider Harris & Donlan. His practice specializes in serving retail electric service providers, municipal utilities, small and multi-jurisdictional utilities, developers and owners of conventional and renewable generating facilities, as well as industrial concerns, assisting these clients with California energy regulatory policy and administrative litigation before the California Public Utilities and California Energy Commissions. He has expertise in Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy, eligibility, procurement, and compliance issues. Jed has also supported clients with acquisitions, power purchase and sales agreements, interconnection agreements, and permitting and environmental issues related to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Representative ExperienceJed has extensive experience representing retail electric service providers, municipal utilities, small and multi-jurisdictional utilities, and developers and owners of conventional and renewable generating facilities before the California Public Utilities Commission and California Energy Commission. Jed’s practice focuses on California energy regulatory policy and administrative litigation, with expertise in Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) policy, eligibility, procurement, and compliance issues. Jed has also supported clients with acquisitions, power purchase and sales agreements, interconnection agreements, ratemaking and cost recovery, distributed generation and net metering issues, resource adequacy regulation and compliance, distribution and transmission asset safety and compliance issues, and permitting and environmental issues related to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
Small and Multi-Jurisdictional Utilities (Bear Valley Electric Service, Liberty Utilities (CalPeco Electric) LLC, PacifiCorp)Electric Service ProvidersCommunity Choice AggregatorsRenewable and Conventional GeneratorsTrade Associations
Retail Electric ProvidersRenewable and Conventional Generators
Member of American Bar Association, State Bar of
California, California Lawyers Association – Environmental Law Section
Awards and Professional Recognition
Selected to Super Lawyers Rising Stars for 2013 - 2014.Super Lawyers website states: “Top Rated Energy & Natural Resources Attorney in Sacramento, CA”
Guest speaker for UC Davis MBA program
Diehard Sacramento Republic FC fan (Levee Patrol FFC member)UC Davis School of Law alumni
Before joining the firm, Jed worked as a legal clerk for a number of organizations, including the California Department of Fish and Game, Downey Brand LLP, and McDonough Holland & Allen PC, and he served as a judicial extern for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California.