Bogan, David W.

David W. Bogan


Partner

 

Overview

David Bogan’s practice encompasses all aspects of public utility regulation before state administrative agencies and state and federal courts, and he advises some of the nation’s largest energy, cable, telecommunications and water companies on regulatory issues and acquisitions. He has experience in water receivership and transfer proceedings, telecommunications certification proceedings, and electric, gas, water and telecommunications rate proceedings. David has appeared before the Connecticut Supreme Court and Connecticut General Assembly on utility-related issues.

Representative Experience

David’s representative transactions include:

  • Dominion Resources, Inc.’s acquisition of the Millstone Power Station in Waterford, Connecticut, for $3.2 billion
  • FPL Group, Inc.’s acquisition of the Seabrook Station nuclear facility in New Hampshire for $836 million
  • Regulatory counsel to Chater Communications in New England
  • Counsel to NextEra Energy Resources in connection with numerous solar projects
  • Principal Connecticut regulatory counsel to Verizon Wireless and its predecessors (1992-2012)
  • Principal Connecticut regulatory counsel to Comcast Cable Corporation and Comcast Phone of Connecticut (1996-Present)
  • Connecticut regulatory counsel to Comcast in connection with its merger with AT&T Broadband
  • Connecticut regulatory counsel to Comcast in connection with the Time Warner/Comcast/Adelphia transaction
  • Counsel to the New England Cable and Telecommunications Association, Inc., a trade association that represents substantially all private cable operators in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, on regulatory matters in Connecticut and Massachusetts
  • Regulatory counsel to CTIA-The Wireless Association®, the international association of the wireless communications industry for both wireless carriers and manufacturers. Membership in the organization covers Commercial Mobile Radio Service providers and manufacturers, including cellular providers T-Mobile, Sprint, AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products
  • Sale of Heritage Village Water Company to Connecticut Water Service, Inc.
  • Atlantic Broadband’s acquisition of MetroCast Communication of Connecticut, Inc.
  • Regulatory counsel to United Water Connecticut, United Water New York and United Water Arkansas in connection with rate proceedings and sale of assets
  • AquaSource Utility, Inc.’s acquisition of Eastern Connecticut Regional Water Company
  • Counsel to Eastern Connecticut Regional Water Company in connection with Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control determination of purchase price for assets located in the Towns of Durham and Middlefield, Connecticut
  • Sale of Connecticut assets of AquaSource Utility, Inc., to Philadelphia Suburban Corporation
  • GdF Suez’s acquisition of FirstLight Power Resources, Inc.
  • Construction of a 96 MW electric generating facility in Waterbury, Connecticut, for FirstLight Power Resources

Professional History

  • Partner, Locke Lord LLP
  • Former Chair, Utilities Group, Robinson & Cole LLP
  • Attorney, Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel
  • Staff Attorney, Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority

Professional Affiliations and Recognitions

  • Co-Chair New England Chapter Steering Committee, Federal Communications Bar Association
  • Executive Committee, Public Utility Section, Connecticut Bar Association (CBA)
  • Board of Directors, Connecticut Bar Foundation, 2000-2008
  • House of Delegates, CBA, 1996-1998, 2001-2003
  • Treasurer, CBA, 1995-1996
  • Named, The Best Lawyers in America®, Energy Law (2010-2021)

Community Leadership

  • Chair and Board of Directors, Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • Board of Directors, Independence House (Cape Cod)
  • "Big Brother," Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Hampden County (MA), 2014-Present
  • Board of Trustees, Goodspeed Musicals, 2008-2016