Patrick R. Cowlishaw
Patrick R. Cowlishaw serves as advisor and advocate in complex litigation and regulatory matters, most often to clients in the electric power, solid waste management, and telecommunications industries. Pat leads the firm’s electric power regulatory practice, recognized as leaders in Texas since Chambers began reporting that category in 2011. In contested proceedings before the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT), in the stakeholder process at the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), and in state and federal courts in and around Texas, Pat offers deep experience helping clients make sound strategic judgments and build compelling presentations in fast-changing regulatory and industry environments. In controversies that often require navigating complicated technical, financial, and public policy arguments, as well as legal issues, Pat is able to keep the focus on his clients’ business objectives, with a record of resulting success.
Pat also is proud to have been entrusted by his partners with the responsibility to serve as the firm’s General Counsel, advising on matters of professional responsibility.
A.B., with distinction, Stanford University
- Phi Beta Kappa
J.D., Stanford University Law School
- Order of the Coif
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits
United States District Court for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
United States District Court for the Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of New York