Sommer J. Moser

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Contact

971-710-1154

sjm@dvclaw.com

1750 SW Harbor Way, Ste. 450

Portland, OR 97201

EDUCATION

University of Oregon School of Law, J.D., 2010

University of Texas at Austin, B.S., 2007

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Sommer joined Davison Van Cleve in 2022 after six years as an Assistant Attorney General with the Oregon Department of Justice representing the Oregon Public Utility Commission (OPUC). During her time there, Sommer worked on a broad range of cases in energy, telecommunications, and water utility regulation. Prior to her time with Oregon Department of Justice, Sommer spent five years representing residential utility customers in Oregon in energy and telecommunications matters before the OPUC.

Sommer’s practice focuses on ratemaking proceedings, including general rate cases, renewable adjustment clauses and annual power cost filings, as well as policy and rulemaking proceedings related to integrated resource planning, large customer retail choice, voluntary renewable energy products, resource adequacy and wildfire preparedness. Sommer also advises on legislative matters from bill review to agency implementation.

Sommer’s deep fascination with energy began in her home state of Texas, where she worked on energy and environmental issues before the Texas State Legislature during an internship while at the University of Texas at Austin. Although she knew she wanted to be an attorney since the second grade, Sommer’s experience in Texas led her to focus on energy and environmental law at the University of Oregon School of Law, where she earned her J.D., with certificates in Environmental and Natural Resources Law and Green Business Law. In the Fall of 2021, Sommer had the privilege of returning to UO’s Law School to co- teach Energy Law & Policy as an adjunct professor.

When away from the office, Sommer is probably traveling or hiking with her husband and dog.

Sommer is admitted practice in Oregon and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.