Tim Shuba

(202) 464-1334


Since 1978, Tim Shuba has represented public power entities and large commercial and industrial retail customers in a wide variety of electric regulatory and transactional matters, particularly in the western United States. Tim’s clients have included individual municipal utilities and associations of municipal utilities, cooperatives, public power districts, mines, hotel/resort/casinos and large industrial consumers. He has assisted his clients in obtaining wholesale transmission interconnections and service, market-based tariffs, power supply and sales, rate stability and retail access to non-utility providers; he is also an experienced practitioner in rulemaking proceedings and enforcement actions. Tim practices regularly before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, various state utility commissions, and state and federal courts.

Representative Matters:

  • Draft merger conditions associated with the Utah Power & Light/PacifiCorp merger, the precursor to the FERC OATT

  • Represent transmission dependent utilities in various efforts to create Regional Transmission Organizations in the western United States

  • Represent industrial-related EWG with market-based rates in FERC enforcement action

  • Drafting TSAs for network service pre-dating OAAT

  • Defending TSAs from attempts to nullify or replace TSAs

  • Drafting and testifying on retail access statute

  • Lead counsel on assisting large users to purchase energy on retail market

  • Negotiated buy-sell contract between industrial generator and load-serving entity

  • Obtaining market-based rate authority

  • Numerous wholesale power supply and transmission rate cases at FERC and rate cases and IRPs at state PUCs

  • Lead and assistant counsel in merger and other Section 203 proceedings at FERC

  • Draft comments and reply comments in numerous FERC rulemaking proceedings