Joey Lee Miranda's practice at Robinson & Cole LLP focuses on energy, telecommunications, environmental, toxic tort, and utilities matters, including litigation, transactional and regulatory representation, and counseling. She also has experience in commercial and residential real estate matters and zoning appeals.
Ms. Miranda regularly appears before state regulatory agencies, including the Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control, the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, and the Connecticut Siting Council, on utility, telecommunications, and energy-related matters. She also handles administrative appeals of agency decisions to state courts. An important aspect of Ms. Miranda's practice also involves counseling clients on regulatory compliance matters. Her representative experience reflects a sophisticated range of legal matters, including counseling clients on locating and accessing federal, state, and local funding sources for renewable energy and distributed generation projects and counseling clients on opportunities to earn income from renewable energy and distributed generation projects. She represents clients in securing renewable attribute accreditation for projects, siting approval for renewable energy, distributed generation, and traditional generation projects; and in disputes related to ownership of renewable energy credits. She represents renewable and traditional energy generation projects in obtaining long term power purchase (a/k/a off-take) contracts and counseling clients in the permitting of renewable and traditional energy projects; in connection with regulatory approvals for the purchase and sale of renewable and traditional energy-generating facilities; and in negotiating electricity, natural gas, and renewable energy credit purchase and sale agreements
Ms. Miranda also appears regularly before state and federal courts on environmental and toxic torts matters. Much of her work involves private disputes under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act as well as defense of third-party