Kenneth J. Sheehan, Counsel in the Firm’s Newark Office, brings significant experience in both the public and private sectors, with a broad and deep knowledge of the legal and policy foundations of both the regulated utility industry as well as the new Green Energy economy. Having served in significant roles at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, as well as with the New Jersey Office of the Attorney General and the New York Department of Public Service, Ken’s experience covers the legislative, regulatory, and litigation elements of energy, water, telecommunications, clean energy, and solid waste. Ken has successfully brought and defended matters before State and federal regulatory agencies as well as the New Jersey Courts, including trial level, appellate level, and New Jersey Supreme Court, as well as before numerous federal Circuit Courts and an amicus brief before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Ken has represented clients seeking approvals at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, assisted in the drafting and defense of legislation including NJ’s Solar Act, the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act, and the Long-Term Capacity Acquisition Pilot Program. Likewise, Ken has represented some of the largest public and private utility companies in the State and has successfully negotiated multi-billion dollar matters on behalf of the State.


Energy & Utility Law, Appellate Litigation, Privacy & Cybersecurity


Energy & Regulated Utilities

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  • Rutgers Law Review - Articles Editor, 1996-1997
  • Legal Research and Writing - Instructor, 1996-1997
  • Alpha Sigma Nu - The Jesuit National Honor Society