David L. Huard

Co-Chair, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

David L. Huard

David L. Huard

Co-Chair, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Biography

David Huard is a Manatt Energy and Environmental senior counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office. He focuses on regulatory, contract and appellate matters related to the energy industry.

He has advised and represented natural gas pipelines, electric and natural gas distributors, gas and power marketers, municipalities, counties, special districts, governmental organizations, large consumers, natural gas and oil producers, co generators, electric generators, clean fuel vehicle groups, solar panel manufacturers, renewable power producers and project developers, and distributed generation manufacturers and customers. His concentration is on project development, sales and purchase of products and services, and regulatory considerations and procedures.

Following a judicial clerkship, David served as a trial attorney and legal advisor to a commissioner at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and as an in-house attorney at the nation's largest natural gas distribution company. He has testified as an expert witness on utility rate design, gas transportation and supply issues, and affiliate transaction rules.

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Number of Boards

4

Number of Awards

12

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Founder at B'nai Horin / Children of Freedom

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Chairman-National Government & Regulatory Practice at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Former Partner & Chair, Litigation at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

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Co-Chair, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1976

Georgetown University Law Center is the law school of Georgetown University, located in Washington, D.C. Established in 1870, the Law Center offers J.D., LL.M., and S.J.D. degrees in law.[5] As the second largest law school in the United States, Georgetown Law often touts the advantages of its wide range of program offerings and proximity to federal agencies and courts, including the Supreme Court

BA
Class of 1972

Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California's Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master's, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master's universities, California's oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

The Energy Bar Association is an international, non-profit association of attorneys, non-attorney professionals, and students active in all areas of energy law. EBA has seven regional chapters across the U.S.. and an increasing number of members in Canada and Mexico.

Career History
Co-Chair, Energy, Environment & Natural Resources Practice Group
Current

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is a law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. It represents clients in health care, financial services, entertainment, media and advertising, real estate, technology, energy and natural resources, consumer goods and services and transportation. Its services include administrative law, advertising litigation, antitrust, unfair competition, taxation, employee benefits, global compensation, securities litigation, healthcare litigation, financial services litigation, and entertainment & media litigation. The firm was founded in 1965.

Director
Prior
Boards & Committees
Member, Pro Bono Committee
Current

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is a law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. It represents clients in health care, financial services, entertainment, media and advertising, real estate, technology, energy and natural resources, consumer goods and services and transportation. Its services include administrative law, advertising litigation, antitrust, unfair competition, taxation, employee benefits, global compensation, securities litigation, healthcare litigation, financial services litigation, and entertainment & media litigation. The firm was founded in 1965.

Member, Board of Visitors
Current

Santa Clara University School of Law will educate its students to meet the challenges of a legal profession and society that are increasingly global, technologically sophisticated, and diverse. In fulfilling this vision, the Law School will educate its students to become lawyers of competence, conscience, and compassion. The Law School will also advance knowledge and justice through scholarship and service.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

The Energy Bar Association is an international, non-profit association of attorneys, non-attorney professionals, and students active in all areas of energy law. EBA has seven regional chapters across the U.S.. and an increasing number of members in Canada and Mexico.

Director
Prior

THE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION OF THE ENERGY BAR ASSOCIATION ENGAGES IN A VARIETY OF ENERGY-RELATED AND GENERAL CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES.

Political Donations
$1,000
2013

Co-Founder at KA Fund Advisors LLC

$250
2008

Former President of United States

Awards & Honors
Admitted to the California Bar
Court Admission: US Supreme Court
Admitted to District of Columbia Bar
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