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Kenneth R. Stark is an Associate in McNees Wallace & Nurick’s Energy and Environmental Law practice group. Ken’s practice focuses on representation of consumer-oriented interests in state and federal regulatory proceedings, and appellate court proceedings, involving electricity, natural gas, and oil pipeline issues. Ken regularly represents and advises clients on various transmission issues under the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Ken also represents and advises clients regarding alternative/renewable energy and transportation issues under the jurisdiction of the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission.

Prior to joining McNees, Ken served as an assistant counsel in the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission’s Law Bureau where he gained extensive state and federal appellate litigation experience.  He also represented the Commission on rulemakings before the Independent Regulatory Review Commission and advised the Commission on issues pertaining to electric, gas, transportation, water, legal procedure, and legal ethics.   Ken also advised the Commission on issues facing the retail competitive gas and electric markets.

EDUCATION

Furman University, cum laude, B.A., 2006

Dickinson School of Law of The Pennsylvania State University, 2011, J.D. Penn State Environmental Law Review, Comments Editor

HONORS/AWARDS

Graduate of the Leadership Harrisburg Area, Community Leadership Class of 2015

CALI Award for Legal Research and Writing

MEMBERSHIPS

Pennsylvania Bar Association, Public Utility Law Section, Chair (2017-2018), Secretary (2016-2017), Treasurer (2015-2016), Council Member (2013-2015)

Energy Bar Association

Dauphin County Bar Association

Rotary Club of Harrisburg (2018-Present)

Friends of Wildwood Park, Board Member (2014-Present)

COURT ADMISSIONS

U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – Middle District of Pennsylvania

U.S. District Court – District of New Jersey

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

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