Mike Richmond
Partner

McMillan LLP

181 Bay St, Suite 4400, Brookfield Pl, Bay Wellington Twr
Toronto, ON M5J 2T3
Phone: (416) 865-7832
Fax: (416) 865-7048
E-mail: mike.richmond@mcmillan.ca
 
 
 

Mike Richmond is co-Chair of McMillan’s Energy & Power Group. His practice focuses on the development, construction, acquisition, financing and operation of power plants. He has extensive experience advising owners/operators of gas-fired, wind and solar projects. He advises major power consumers on their energy strategies with a focus on energy storage, self-generation and retail energy purchases. He negotiates power purchase agreements and energy services contracts and has also advised local distribution companies with respect to mergers and acquisitions. Clients benefit from the combination of Mike’s energy law expertise with his deep regulatory and public policy background. Having served as Senior Energy Policy Advisor to Ontario’s Minister of Energy, Director of the Ontario Energy Association, Director of Toronto Hydro Corporation, and senior advisor to a major political party, he has a unique understanding of the ability to advance clients’ interests through public policy and political means. Mike also spent 5 years serving as a Member of the National Energy Board. The unique perspective he gained as a regulator of Canada’s oil and gas pipelines now benefits the clients whose interests he represents at hearings of other energy tribunals, including the Ontario Energy Board.


Year Called to the Bar:2000
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