October 12, 2020

October 8, 2020 – LWS attorney Bob Wise presented oral argument in the Texas Supreme Court in In re Oncor Elec. Delivery Co. LLC, No. 19-0662, a mandamus proceeding that will resolve a conflict among the Texas courts of appeals about whether the Public Utility Commission of Texas has exclusive jurisdiction to hear issues relating to electric-utility rates, operations, or services underlying tort claims against Texas transmission and distribution utilities before the injured plaintiff can sue the utility in a court.  The oral argument can be viewed on the Texas Supreme Court’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0gZPfa2qBYO7oJvt6TKixg.  LWS’s Bob Wise, Tom Lillard, and Andy Szygenda have handled the briefing in the proceeding.