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Ron Williams

Of Counsel
LOCATION   Boise Office
PHONE   208.344.6633
FAX   208.954.5253
EMAIL   rwilliams@hawleytroxell.com

Ron Williams practice focuses on energy, telecommunications, and business law, legislative and regulatory matters. Ron is general counsel, lobbyist, and Executive Director for the Idaho Cable Broadband Association (ICBA), a trade association comprised of Idaho cable broadband providers. Ron also serves as general counsel, lobbyist, and Executive Director for the Idaho Energy Resources Authority (IERA), a bonding authority created by statute and empowered to assist in the financing and development of energy projects. He led the legislative effort, creating the IERA, on behalf of the Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association (ICUA).

Ron also represents Andeavor/Tesoro Corporation regarding its refining operations and petroleum pipeline in southern Idaho, and transmission and renewable energy developers with large-scale projects located in the state.

Ron currently advises industrial customers on electric power issues and represents large energy consumers before the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. He also counsels municipal and cooperative electric utilities on retail and wholesale electric matters and if also General Counsel for Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative. Ron is active in renewable energy and independent power development – in negotiating contracts, at the Idaho Legislature, and before the Idaho PUC.

Prior to entering private practice, Ron was senior legal counsel at Idaho Power Company where he served as a regulatory and energy attorney appearing before the Idaho, Oregon, and Nevada utility regulatory commissions on a variety of rate-making and other matters, and as general counsel to project development subsidiaries and affiliated companies of Idaho Power.


Education

LAW SCHOOL: Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College, J.D.

UNDERGRADUATE: University of Idaho

Community Activities

Boy Scouts of America

The Idaho Foodbank

Friendship Food Pantry

American Heart Association


Ron Williams

Of Counsel
PHONE   208.344.6633
FAX   208.954.5253
EMAIL    rwilliams@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Ron Williams practice focuses on energy, telecommunications, and business law, legislative and regulatory matters. Ron is general counsel, lobbyist, and Executive Director for the Idaho Cable Broadband Association (ICBA), a trade association comprised of Idaho cable broadband providers. Ron also serves as general counsel, lobbyist, and Executive Director for the Idaho Energy Resources Authority (IERA), a bonding authority created by statute and empowered to assist in the financing and development of energy projects. He led the legislative effort, creating the IERA, on behalf of the Idaho Consumer-Owned Utilities Association (ICUA).

Ron also represents Andeavor/Tesoro Corporation regarding its refining operations and petroleum pipeline in southern Idaho, and transmission and renewable energy developers with large-scale projects located in the state.

Ron currently advises industrial customers on electric power issues and represents large energy consumers before the Idaho Public Utilities Commission. He also counsels municipal and cooperative electric utilities on retail and wholesale electric matters and if also General Counsel for Oregon Trail Electric Cooperative. Ron is active in renewable energy and independent power development – in negotiating contracts, at the Idaho Legislature, and before the Idaho PUC.

Prior to entering private practice, Ron was senior legal counsel at Idaho Power Company where he served as a regulatory and energy attorney appearing before the Idaho, Oregon, and Nevada utility regulatory commissions on a variety of rate-making and other matters, and as general counsel to project development subsidiaries and affiliated companies of Idaho Power.


Education

LAW SCHOOL: Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College, J.D.

UNDERGRADUATE: University of Idaho

Community Activities

Boy Scouts of America

The Idaho Foodbank

Friendship Food Pantry

American Heart Association


Memberships & Accolades

Accomplishments

Best Lawyers® – Energy Law

Memberships

Idaho State Bar Association

Oregon State Bar Association

Idaho Legislative Advisors

Idaho Technology Council

Boise Metro Area Chamber of Commerce