Matthew S. Larson

Office Denver

Matthew S. Larson joined Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP after four years in private practice and counsels utilities on state and federal aspects of regulation and administrative law. Mr. Larson has worked on matters before the Colorado Public Utilities Commission relating to transmission and renewable energy infrastructure. This includes dockets involving transmission infrastructure, renewable energy credit trading, and resource planning activities of utilities. He has also participated in transmission planning dockets and formal complaint proceedings involving rate design and rate impacts at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission. In addition, Mr. Larson counsels clients regarding compliance with applicable environmental laws.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Larson practiced with a Colorado-based law firm in its Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources practice group. He previously served as a law clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Denver, Colorado and the Honorable John L. Kane of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado.

Honors and Leadership Positions
  • Recognized in 2021 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for Energy Law
  • Colorado Super Lawyer (2013-2020)
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Bar Admissions
  • Colorado, 2009
  • U.S. District Court for Colorado
  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 2009, Order of St. Ives
  • B.S., University of Colorado at Boulder, 2003