Attorney Ryan P. Barlow Joins Moss & Barnett


Moss & Barnett is pleased to announce that attorney Ryan P. Barlow has joined the firm’s Energy and Public Utilities and Communications Law teams.

Ryan is in a unique position to assist clients in dealing with the ongoing transitions in the energy and communications sectors having served as General Counsel to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and Assistant Attorney General in the Office of the Minnesota Attorney General, Residential Utilities and Antitrust Division, before joining the firm. Building on more than a decade of public service, including responsibility for providing advice on all aspects of legal management, strategy, and regulatory matters, he has a deep understanding of how utilities operate in the regulatory system and how to achieve positive outcomes that satisfy both clients and regulators.

Ryan also has experience in administrative law and contested case proceedings, working with state agencies, drafting and reviewing legislation, handling high stakes appellate matters and environmental review requirements under state and federal law, and in advising clients on matters related to data practices and Open Meeting laws.

Ryan received his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as managing editor of the Minnesota Law Review. After receiving his J.D., Ryan clerked for the Honorable Kathleen D. Sheehy, Minnesota District Court, Fourth Judicial District, for two years. He received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

“Ryan’s talent and experience will greatly benefit our clients. He is one of the top regulatory lawyers in Minnesota, having advised the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on all aspects of utility regulation. Ryan is a highly technical, yet practical attorney and will help clients achieve positive regulatory outcomes. We are extremely pleased to have Ryan join the team,” said Pat Zomer, Chair of Moss & Barnett’s Energy and Public Utilities team.

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