Raymon E Lark Jr.

Born: Greenville, South Carolina

Education: Duke University, B.A., cum laude, 1974, University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1978

Practice Areas: Public Utility Regulation; Environmental Law; Business Law

Membership: Richland County and American Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar; Federal Energy Bar Association.

Admissions: 1978, South Carolina and U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; 1979, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1983, U.S. Supreme Court; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit

Miscellaneous Information: Contributor, USFWS Environmental Planning for Offshore Oil and Gas and Volume IV, Regulatory Framework for Protecting Living Resources, 1978. Author, "State Regulatory Authority and Nuclear Ratemaking Issues," Nuclear Law, S.C. Bar, 1983. Classes/Seminars: "Developments in State and FERC Rate Base Regulation: A Consumer Perspective," Proceedings of the Third Annual Conference on Electricity Law and Regulation, American Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, 1990; "A Public Policy Perspective for Regulatory Reform in Response to Electric Competition," Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Williamsburg Conference, Institute of Public Utilities, Michigan State University, 1991; "Comments on Rate Base Regulation, Prudence Review and Long-Term Power Supply Contracts -- Restoring the Regulatory Bargain," Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Conference on Electricity Law and Regulation, Chicago, Illinois, 1991; Contributor, <i>America's Energy Choices, </i></b>Union of Concerned Scientists, Cambridge, Mass., 1991; "Perspective-One Law Round: A Former Consumer Advocate Defends Securitization and Stranded Cost Recovery," Public Utilities Fortnightly, April 1, 1998. Counsel and Director, South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs, 1978-1992. Chairman, Electric Committee, National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA), 1988-1990; Secretary, NASUCA, 1990-1992; Member, Keystone Center Energy Projects, 1989-1992; Member, Advisory Committee, Pew Charitable Trusts Regulatory Reform Project, 1991-.