Dylan F. Borchers



Dylan Borchers has a practice that focuses on energy infrastructure development, regulatory proceedings and energy policy.

Throughout his career, Dylan has represented developers of new generation facilities totaling more than 5,000 MW of new electricity capacity in Ohio before the Ohio Power Siting Board. These projects include six new natural gas combined cycle power plants and four utility scale wind farms. He also represents a variety of clients, including trade associations, municipal aggregators, and suppliers in adjudicatory hearings, rulemakings and other proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

One of Dylan's current clients is the developer of the country's largest municipal combined solar and battery storage project.

He was formerly employed in management consulting with the technology and business consulting firm Accenture. Dylan was also commissioned as an Army officer and received his honorable discharge in 2008.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Recognized by the White House for community service with the Yellow Ribbon Fund, an organization supporting wounded veterans and their families
  • YWCA Family Center Pro Bono Legal Clinic
  • Pro Bono work through the Columbus Bar Association’s Military Task Force
Presentations & Published Works
  • Author, "The ABCs of Solar PPAs for Public Sector Entities," Ohio Township News, November/December 2017
  • Speaker, "Electric Utility Rate Regulation Issues Impacting Utility Fuel Usage," EMLF Kentucky Mineral Law Conference, October 2017
  • Author, "Volatile Energy Prices and Regulatory Upheaval: Why Every Municipality Should Consider Aggregation as a Service to Residents," 2013
  • Author, "Electric Aggregation and Ohio's Move to Competitive Retail Electric Markets," Ohio State Bar Association Environment, Energy and Resources Law, 2013
  • Speaker, "Implementing State-Level Feed-In Tariffs Without Federal Preemption – How Ohio Can Use a Revitalized PURPA to Drive Renewable Energy Development," Ohio State Bar Association Environment, Energy and Resources Law Conference, 2012
  • Author, "New Opportunities for State-Level Feed-In Tariffs: Using a Revitalized PURPA to Encourage Renewable Energy Development Through State Level Feed-In Tariffs," American Bar Association Section on Public Utility Communications and Transportation Law, 2012
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Admitted, State of Ohio; State of West Virginia
Awards & Recognition
  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers (Energy & Natural Resources), 2016–2018
  • Recipient, Environmental Law Award from the Ohio State Bar Association for his winning paper titled, “Electric Aggregation and the Story of Ohio’s Move to Competitive Retail Electric Markets,” 2013
  • Winner, K. William Kolbe Writing Competition, ABA Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law, 2012
  • Michigan State University, Institute of Public Utilities' Regulatory Studies Program for utility regulators emphasizing economic, accounting, finance and policy theories related to utility regulation, 2012
  • The Ohio State University (J.D., 2013), Managing Editor, Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution; Winner, K. William Kolbe Law Student Writing Competition; Moritz Merit Scholar
  • Wright State University (B.A., Political Science, summa cum laude, 2007) Army ROTC Distinguished Military Graduate; Senior Honors Fellow
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