Interim General Counsel
As WECC’s Interim General Counsel, Sandy manages WECC’s corporate documents. He joined WECC in June 2010, providing legal assistance to WECC, its Board of Directors and employees while serving as Senior Legal Counsel and Associate General Counsel.
Prior to WECC, Sandy was General Counsel at the Utah Public Service Commission, providing legal counsel and advice to the commissioners and their staffs. He represented the Commission in cases before state and federal courts and in dealings with state and federal agencies.
Sandy also served as the Director, Utah Committee of Consumer Services, Utah Department of Commerce, State of Utah, working with appointed representatives of residential, small business, and agricultural consumers of utility services to represent their interests in electricity, natural gas, telephone, and water utility regulatory matters and in Utah government forums. Sandy managed the Committee’s staff and outside consultants in representing these interests in court and administrative proceedings, and in state and federal executive and legislative forums.
As Assistant Attorney General, Utah Office of the Attorney General, State of Utah, Sandy provided legal counsel and advice to various state agencies and committees, and represented the State of Utah in state and federal court proceedings. Of relevance to industry experience for WECC, included areas were energy, utility regulation, state lands, and antitrust and unfair business practices.
Sandy earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Utah, College of Law; Master of Business Administration from the University of Utah, David Eccles School of Business; and Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and in Management – both from the University of Utah.