Bruce Cameron Mclaughlin

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Bruce has served as general counsel for three separate joint powers agencies in the critical infrastructure sectors of energy, water and agriculture. He provides legal counsel in energy-related matters to develop and implement innovative programs involving renewable power, energy efficiency, water transfers, greenhouse gas emission reductions, resilient operations and the like. A substantial portion of the legal work involves developing and negotiating agreements for renewable power purchases, professional services, project development, rate setting, regulatory compliance, and public entity formation. He has represented clients before the California Public Utilities Commission, California Energy Commission, California Air Resources Board, and State Water Resources Control Board.

Bruce received his bachelor’s degree in Government, with a minor in physics, from the California State University, Sacramento. He received his Juris Doctor from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, and is a member of the California State Bar.


Daniel Griffiths


Dan serves clients in the electricity and water sectors, providing general counsel and transactional support for new projects, and serving as a legal advocate before appellate courts and regulatory bodies. He has significant experience with Renewables Portfolio Standard, Integrated Resource Planning, Power Source Disclosure, and Resource Adequacy activities.

Dan received his bachelor’s degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his Juris Doctor degree from the University of California, Davis School of Law. Dan is a member of the California State Bar, and is admitted to practice before the United States Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia Circuit.


Linda Carey Johnson


Linda Carey Johnson specializes in power contracts, renewable energy and energy regulatory matters.  She has worked in the energy field for 35 years, and has most recently focused on utility renewable purchase power contracts.  She was the executive lead for the Sacramento Municipal Utility District’s implementation of business technology and smart grid systems, and previously was the District’s Manager of Power Contracts and the Director of Customer Services. She graduated from Willamette University College of Law and is a member of the California and Washington State Bars.


Sandeep Bhateja


Sandeep Bhateja provides engineering and project management experience, and has served as project manager in multiple roles throughout PG&E’s service territory for utility upgrade programs. During this time, Sandeep implemented Engineering, Procurement, and Construction contracting models in electric operations, and managed a project portfolio of over $85 million throughout all phases of construction.  Prior to operations in PG&E service territory, Sandeep served as a region engineer at SoCalGas pertaining to Gas Emergency Center operations and pipeline replacement. Sandeep has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles.