- Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (J.D., 1977)
- Pennsylvania State University (M.S., 1974)
- Dickinson College (B.S., 1972)
- Pennsylvania, 1977
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Director - The York Water Company (1996 - Present)
- American Bar Association, Public Utility Law Section & Natural Resources Law Sections
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, Public Utility Law Section
- Pennsylvania Bar Association, Environmental, Mineral and Natural Resources Law Section
- Energy Association of Pennsylvania
- Energy Bar Association
- Listed, The Best Lawyers in America
- Listed, Who’s Who in America
- Listed, Pennsylvania Superlawyers
Michael W. Gang
Principal & Chair, Firm Board of Directors
Co-Chair, Energy & Utilities Practice Group
Michael W. Gang is a Principal and Co-Chair of the Firm's Energy & Utilities Practice Group. Mr. Gang represents major electric and gas utilities before the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in a wide range of regulatory proceedings, including base-rate increase requests, pipeline safety and incident investigations and issues concerning retail supply competition. Mr. Gang has acted as lead regulatory counsel in numerous major proceedings regarding approvals for purchasing and selling public utility properties and establishing new public utilities. He also assists midstream pipelines in developing regulatory strategies and represents them with regard to safety investigations, as well as assisting public utilities and other entities with major financings and in providing comments on potential legislation and proposed regulations.
In addition, Mr. Gang represents industrial and public utility clients on water and waste matters and in appellate matters on a broad range of energy and utility issues. He routinely assists clients with midstream pipeline systems development and regulation issues, such as pipeline safety regulation and circumventing public utility regulation.
In 2013, Mr. Gang was named a top-rated lawyer in the specialty of Energy/Environmental/Natural Resources by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell. The Best Lawyers in America©, a peer review publication, selected Mr. Gang for its 25th Anniversary Edition in the specialty of Energy Law. He was also chosen for the most recent 2015 to 2019 Editions in Energy Law and Energy Regulatory Law. In 2004, 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011, Mr. Gang was named by his peers a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer as published by American Lawyer Media and Philadelphia Magazine. In 2012, he was listed in Super Lawyers Business Edition. He is also recognized as one of Harrisburg Magazine’s Local Legal Leaders of 2015. Mr. Gang is AV preeminent peer review rated with Martindale-Hubbell. For information about these selections and an overview of common third-party publications, rankings, and lists methodologies, click here.