As regulatory proceedings become increasingly complex, contested issues become more complicated, and more consequential. Issues become inter-related, requiring clear, compelling, and rigorous expert testimony and support throughout the rate filing process.
ScottMadden is a trusted source of strategy development and expert testimony in all areas of regulatory proceedings. Our team has provided expert testimony on behalf of natural gas, electric, and water utilities at the federal, state, and municipal levels in more than 400 proceedings before utility commissions in 43 states, at the FERC, and in several Canadian provinces. Our testimony has addressed revenue requirements, cost of service studies, rate design, cash working capital, cost of capital and capital structure, fair value of rate base, demand forecasting, gas supply policy, performance benchmarking, financing policy, merger approvals, stranded cost measurement and recovery, regulatory policy, prudence reviews, and more. As witnesses in litigation and arbitration proceedings, we have provided expert reports and testimony regarding valuation disputes, and economic damages.