Attorney Chris Storey has joined Fredrikson as an officer in its Energy & Natural Resources, Energy Regulation & Permitting and Renewable Energy groups.
Storey is an experienced energy attorney with expertise in utilities regulation, acquisition, transactional and contractual matters. In addition to supporting clients in private practice, Storey brings over fifteen years of state and county agency experience in general counsel and regulatory roles, including serving as general counsel and assistant director for a regulated utility. His knowledge of the interplay of law and business opportunities, and the regulatory environment, helps clients navigate policy, manage risk and seize opportunities in a variety of energy transactions, including decarbonization initiatives.
Storey also has experience assisting start-up companies, having served as both external and internal general counsel for agricultural and technology companies. He has represented venture capital funds investing in start-ups. His insight into what is really important to businesses helps deliver tailored, quality support to accomplish objectives.
Fredrikson & Byron is a leading Midwest law firm working collaboratively to help businesses achieve their goals regionally, nationally and globally. With a reputation as the firm “where law and business meet,” our attorneys bring business acumen and entrepreneurial thinking to work with clients and operate as business advisors and strategic partners as well as legal counselors. The firm’s 375+ attorneys are based in Minneapolis, with offices in Ames, Bismarck, Des Moines, Fargo, Madison, Mankato, St. Paul, Saltillo, Mexico, and Shanghai, China. Learn more at fredlaw.com, LinkedIn or @FredriksonLaw.