Max Curran represents key players in the energy and utility industries. Max litigates on behalf of some of the country's largest companies throughout the industry, bringing successful resolution to even the most complex regulatory matters. His deep institutional knowledge and unparalleled experience with state regulatory issues position him to bring trusted counsel to energy, telecommunications, and water companies as they navigate high-profile and complex regulatory cases and requirements. Max is a strategic advisor on a full catalog of matters, including rate proceedings, transmission and electric generation siting, permitting, and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to joining Venable, Max served as a commissioner on Maryland’s Public Service Commission (PSC), where he was instrumental in changing Maryland’s energy policy, allowing customers to choose, for the first time, their electricity and gas suppliers. During his term on the Maryland PSC, Max also fostered renewable energy resources in the state and promoted energy conservation and demand-response programs throughout the mid-Atlantic.