Detroit – August 13, 2014 – Dykema, a leading national law firm, today announced the addition of Richard J. Aaron to its Government Policy practice group as member  in the firm’s Lansing office. Prior to joining Dykema, Aaron practiced in the Lansing offices of Warner Norcross & Judd LLP.

Aaron focuses his practice on energy, renewable energy, cogeneration, natural gas transportation and storage, negotiation of energy contracts and general business matters. He has advised and represented public utilities and other energy providers before regulatory agencies and state and federal courts on complex litigation matters, including taxes and accounting, rate increase requests, power supply and gas cost recovery, purchase agreements, optimization plans, the defense and prosecution of complaints, and spent nuclear fuel.

He has also advises clients on easements and rights of way, landfill gas, waste to energy and wind energy generation, power purchase agreements, hydroelectric generation and dam operations, counter party performance and related bankruptcy issues, and renewable energy credits.

“Rick’s experience working on a wide variety of energy matters and representing public utilities and energy providers will be a valuable resource to the firm and our clients,” said William Perrone, Managing Member of Dykema’s Lansing office. “We are pleased to welcome him to our Government Policy practice in Lansing.”

He received a B.A., magna cum laude, from Olivet College, and a J.D., summa cum laude, from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.

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