Professional Biography

Jason T. Kuzma Partner

  • Bellevue

    D +1.425.635.1416

    F +1.425.635.2416

    Bellevue

    The PSE Building, 10885 N.E. Fourth Street, Suite 700

    Bellevue, WA

    +1.425.635.1416

    JKuzma@perkinscoie.com

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OVERVIEW

Jason is a partner in the Environment, Energy & Resources practice. He has acted as counsel to major utilities, telecommunications companies, investment banks, renewable energy developers, independent power producers, and large customers of electricity. He has advised and represented clients in a variety of contexts, including the drafting and negotiation of infrastructure agreements, telecommunications agreements, power purchase agreements, selling and buying environmental attributes (e.g., renewable energy certificates and verified emission reductions), energy-related litigation, network and transmission issues, and regulatory proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Bonneville Power Administration, and state utility regulatory bodies.

Professional Recognition

  • Listed in Washington Law & Politics, “Rising Stars of Washington Law,” 2009 - 2011, 2013 - 2016

Professional Leadership

  • American Bar Association
  • Energy Bar Association
  • King County Bar Association

Related Employment

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle, WA, Summer Associate, 2000
  • University of Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, MI, Researcher for the Department of Business Law, 1999

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Areas of Focus

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Washington

  • Supreme Court of the United States

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D.,
    magna cum laude, Order of the Coif
    , 2001,
    The University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Notes Editor, 2000 - 2001; Associate Editor, 1999 - 2000
  • Central Michigan University, B.A.,
    summa cum laude
    , 1998