McDowell Rackner Gibson is nationally ranked by U.S. News in energy law; in Oregon, the firm is top-ranked in administrative, regulatory, and energy law. Our attorneys are recognized locally and nationally as among the best lawyers in energy, environmental, telecommunications, and administrative law. 

We are committed to a client-centered model based on a clear understanding of our clients’ needs. 

We take pride in using our experience, skills, and industry stature to provide our clients with the best possible legal results.  And, we work efficiently to accomplish our clients’ goals without burdening them with unnecessary fees. 


NW Natural
Idaho Power Company
Golden Valley Electric Association, Inc.
Portland General Electric
Southeast Alaska Power Agency
Cascade Natural Gas Corporation
Bradley Lake Project Management Committee

Avangrid Renewables
Okanogan PUD
Guam Power Authority
ComSpan USA
Level 3 Communications
Columbia Basin Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Surprise Valley Electrification Corp. 


McDowell Rackner Gibson lawyers combine their depth of experience and knowledge with their commitment to their clients’ interests, to achieve real results for the businesses they represent.

McDowell Rackner Gibson PC is certified as a Women-owned Business Enterprise by the State of Oregon’s Office of Minority, Women and Emerging Small Business.

McDowell Rackner Gibson PC is certified as a Women Business Enterprise by the Supplier Clearinghouse for the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission.