Gary A. Dodge focuses his practice primarily on energy and utility matters. Mr. Dodge represents a broad spectrum of energy clients, including energy project developers, industrial and commercial energy users and municipal and cooperative utilities, with a specific emphasis on development of renewable energy projects. His representation of commercial and industrial customers includes negotiation of power and natural gas purchase and sale agreements, utility contract negotiations, energy project development, utility rate cases, utility litigation and general business litigation. His representation of municipal and cooperative utilities includes project development, contract negotiation, power and gas purchase agreements, regulatory matters and commercial litigation. He has appeared in administrative proceedings before public utility/service commissions in most western states and before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Mr. Dodge’s clients include the Utah Association of Energy Users, which includes ATK Space Systems, American Pacific Corporation, Anadarko Midstream, Chevron U.S.A., Inc., ConocoPhillips Gas and Power, Hexcel Corporation, IHC Health Services, Inc., IM Flash Technologies, LLC, May Foundry & Machine Company and Simplot Phosphates; Magnum Energy, LLC; US Magnesium LLC; Utah State University; St. George City; Heber Light & Power; Provo City; Industrial Gas Resource Corporation; and Deseret Power Company.
- 1979, J.D., Brigham Young University, summa cum laude; Law Review Note and Comment Editor; J. Reuben Clark Scholar
- 1976, B.S., Psychology, Brigham Young University, magna cum laude
Mr. Dodge is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in Utah, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
Prior to joining Hatch, James & Dodge, Mr. Dodge was a partner with the Salt lake City law firm Parr Brown Gee & Loveless. Before that, he served as a clerk to the Honorable Monroe G. McKay, United Stated Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.