rulemaking experts, Patricia Winget, Dan Lipschultz, and Greg Merz, for a
presentation and panel discussion on rulemaking in Minnesota. Rulemaking is a major undertaking for
any state agency. This topic is
particularly relevant for the Public Utilities Law Section given the recent
rulemaking dockets opened by the Public Utilities Commission.
Winget, editor of the Minnesota Rulemaking Manual: A Reference Book for the
Practitioner, is an attorney serving as Rules Coordinator with the Minnesota
Department of Health. She will
present an overview of the Minnesota rulemaking process, including procedures,
legal issues, and standard of review.
As public utility lawyers, Dan Lipschultz and Gerg Merz, will provide
perspective on rulemaking as it relates to the Public Utilities
Lipschultz is a shareholder with Moss and Barnett. He has over 20 years of experience
representing or practicing before the Public Utilities Commission, including a
number of past Commission rulemakings.
Merz is a principal with Gray Plant Mooty.
He practices in the areas of commercial litigation and administrative
law, representing clients in rulemakings, contested case proceedings,
investigations, and enforcement actions before governmental agencies, including
the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, the Department of Human Services, the
Department of Health, and the Board of Medical Practice.
join us for lunch beginning at Noon, followed by the program from 12:30 – 1:30
lunch will be provided. Special
meal requests need to be received no later than Friday, November 15.
Lipschultz, Moss & Barnett
Gregory R. Merz, Gray Plant Mooty
Rules Coordinator, Minnesota Department of Health
1 Standard CLE credit applied for | Event Code: 185413
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Utilities Section Member:
MSBA Member But Not a Member of the Public Utilities
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