Joshua L.


Joshua Belcher advises clients in the utility, power and pipelines sectors on all manner of transactions, litigation, administrative proceedings and environmental compliance. With a focus on environmental, regulatory and general corporate law, he manages complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and financings. Joshua has extensive experience in both the development and acquisition of utility-scale and customer-sited energy projects, including combined heat and power, wind, biomass and solar facilities, and advises clients on the negotiation of both physical and financially settled power purchase agreements. He also counsels clients on state and federal regulation of hazardous liquids transportation.

When controversies arise, Joshua provides representation in state and federal enforcement matters and in civil and administrative proceedings.
Joshua’s clients include:
  • Independent power producers
  • Energy project developers
  • Upstream and midstream oil and gas companies
  • Refiners
  • Regulated electric, gas and water/wastewater utilities, and their unregulated affiliates
  • Investors
  • Industrials
  • Municipalities and authorities

Professional Activities

Member, American Bar Association
Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association

  • J.D., cum laude, Vermont Law School
  • M.S., magna cum laude, Environmental Law, Vermont Law School
  • B.A., The University of Texas
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia

Our Story

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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