BOEHM, KURTZ & LOWRY, established 1990
36 E. Seventh St., Suite 1510 Cincinnati OH 45202

Firm profile

 

David F. Boehm, Partner
Office: Cincinnati, Ohio
Email:  DBoehm@BKLlawfirm.com

Practice Areas
Public Utility Law; Electricity Law; Water Law; Gas Law
University
Xavier University, B.S., 1967
Law School
University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1972
Admitted
1972, Ohio; 1993, Kentucky; 1994, Pennsylvania
Memberships
Cincinnati, Ohio State, Kentucky and Pennsylvania Bar Associations; Federal Energy Bar.
 
 
 
Special Field Of Concentration
•    Began practicing in the areas of electric, gas and water utility regulation in 1975.
 
•   Has appeared before the public utility and public service commissions of the States of Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania as well as the Federal Power Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Administration and the Economic Regulatory Administration.
 
 •   Represented industrial consumers in rate cases or contract negotiations involving the following utilities: American Electric Power (AEP), Central Illinois Light Co., Cincinnati Gas & Electric; Columbia Gas of Kentucky, Columbia Gas of Ohio, Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania, Duquesne Light Co., El Paso-Algeria, Inland Gas Company, Kentucky Power, Kentucky Utilities Company, Louisville Gas & Electric Co., Minnesota Power & Light, Northern Natural Gas Co., Ohio Power Co., Ohio Edison, Pennsylvania American Water Co., Sonatrach (Algerian national gas and oil company), Southern Indiana Gas & Electric Co. (SIGECO), Southern Indiana Rural Electric Cooperative (SIREC), T.W. Phillips Gas & Oil Co., Union Light Heat & Power Co., Upper Peninsula Power Co., Western Kentucky Gas Co., Western Pennsylvania Power Co. and Western Pennsylvania Water Co. and Exelon. 
 
•    Recognized with an AV Rating, the highest rating given to lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell.
 
Michael L. Kurtz, Partner
Office: Cincinnati, Ohio
Email:  MKurtz@BKLlawfirm.com
 
Practice Areas
Electricity Law
University
Princeton University, A.B., Economics, 1982
Law School
University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1986
Admitted
1986, Ohio; 1992, Kentucky; 1993, Pennsylvania; 2004, Michigan
 
 
 
Special Field Of Concentration
•     Has practiced electric utility law exclusively since 1986. Represented clients at 14 State Commissions and FERC.
 
•     Has won major cases against electric utilities in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and Kentucky Supreme Court.
 
•     Has represented large industrial and commercial customers in deregulation/electric restructuring cases involving the following utilities: Cincinnati Gas & Electric, Dayton Power & Light, Columbus Southern, Ohio Power, Ohio Edison Company, Cleveland Electric Illuminating, Toledo Edison, West Penn Power, Potomac Edison, Entergy Texas, Detroit Edison, Consumers Power, Portland General Electric, and PacifiCorp Oregon.
 
•    Has represented large industrial and commercial customers in traditional cost-based regulation cases involving the following utilities: Louisville Gas & Electric, Kentucky Utilities Co., Kentucky Power, Union Light Heat and Power, Big Rivers Electric Cooperative, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Public Service Indiana, Northern Indiana Public Service, West Penn Power, Georgia Power, Savannah Electric, Public Service Colorado, Nevada Power, Portland General Electric, and Puget Sound Energy.
 
•    Recognized with an AV Rating, the highest rating given to lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell.
 
 
John P. Lowry, Partner 
Office: Cincinnati, Ohio
Email:  JLowry@BKLlawfirm.com

 
Practice Areas
Business and Commercial Transactions; Business Formation; Estate Planning
University
Miami University, B.A., Economics, 1983
Law School
University of Cincinnati, J.D., 1986
Admitted
1986, Ohio
Memberships
Cincinnati, Ohio State and American Bar Associations; National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys.
 
 
 
Special Field of Concentration
Business and commercial transactions including Ohio-wide D.C.’s leases, employment contracts, business formation, shareholder relations, operational transactions and contracts, stock and asset purchases and sales for closely held entities. Estate Planning.
 
Development of the Ohio Assignment Program© 1996 and the Ohio Payment Protection System© 2009.  Seminars for the Ohio State Chiropractic Association; representation and enforcement of the Assignment Program© for approximately 450 Ohio chiropractic clinics.
 
 
 

Kurt J. Boehm, Partner
Office: Cincinnati, Ohio
Email:  KBoehm@BKLlawfirm.com

 

Practice Areas
Public Utility Law; Electric Utilities; Commercial Transactions
University
University of Colorado at Boulder, B.A., 1999
Law School
Washington University, J.D., 2002
Admitted
2002, Kentucky; 2003, Ohio
Memberships
Kentucky and Ohio State Bar Associations.
 
 

Special Field Of Concentration
•     Has practiced electric utility law since 2002.
 
•     Has represented clients against electric utilities before the public utility commissions of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, Arkansas, Kansas, Texas, Colorado, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada, Utah, Washington and Oregon.
 
•     Represented industrial and commercial consumers in rate cases, contract negotiations and energy efficiency policy cases involving the following utilities: American Electric Power (Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia), Duke Energy (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina), FirstEnergy, Commonwealth Edison, Ameren, Detroit Edison, Consumers Energy, Westar, Entergy (Arkansas, Texas), Oncor, Dominion Virginia Power, Georgia Power, Louisville Gas & Electric Company, Kentucky Utilities Company, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Public Service Colorado, Nevada Power, Puget Sound Energy, Pacificorp-Oregon, Portland General Electric, Idaho Power, Rocky Mountain Power, Public Service New Mexico, Arizona Public Service, Tucson Electric Power.
 
 
Jody Kyler Cohn, Associate
Office:  Cincinnati, Ohio
Email:  JKylerCohn@BKLlawfirm.com
 
 
Practice Areas
Electric Utility Law
University
Duke University, B.A., 2006
Law School
Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, J.D. 2009
Admitted
2009, Ohio; 2012, Kentucky
Memberships
Ohio State Bar Association
 
 

Special Field of Concentration
•     Has practiced electric utility law since 2009.

•     Represented industrial, commercial, and residential customers of electric utilities in proceedings before state and federal regulatory commissions. 

•     Represented industrial, commercial, and residential consumers in cases involving the following utilities: Electric Power (Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia), Duke Energy (Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina), FirstEnergy, Commonwealth Edison, Ameren (Illinois), Detroit Edison, Consumers Energy, Westar (Texas), Entergy (Arkansas, Texas), Dominion Virginia Power, Georgia Power, Louisville Gas & Electric Company, Kentucky Utilities Company, East Kentucky Power Cooperative, Public Service Colorado, Nevada Power, Puget Sound Energy, Pacificorp (Oregon), Portland General Electric, Idaho Power, Public Service New Mexico, Arizona Public Service, Tucson Electric Power

 

 

Contacts

36 E. Seventh St., Suite 1510 Cincinnati OH 45202
Phone: (513) 421-2255
Fax: (513) 421-2764
info@bkllawfirm.com