Mr. Dutton is Of-Counsel with the Louisville law firm of Goldberg Simpson. His primary areas of practice include utility and energy practice, environmental litigation and regulatory compliance, and administrative law.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Dutton was an Assistant Attorney General in the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General (OAG), where he represented the Commonwealth in challenges against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) before various Federal Circuit Courts and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Dutton also represented the ratepayers of Kentucky before the Public Service Commission in a variety of matters totaling potential rate impacts of over $2 billion. Representative matters include General rate cases, Certificates of Public Necessity and Convenience, alternative rate filings, smart grid/meter administrative case, abandonment proceedings, and a variety of other administrative proceedings.
Prior to joining the Kentucky OAG, Mr. Dutton worked in the U.S. EPA, Office of Water. There, he advised on legal, regulatory, and policy matters involving state NPDES legal authority, abandoned coal mines, confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), and municipal and industrial discharges.
|KY||Authorized to practice law||2013||01/07/2020|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Kentucky Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section||Vice President||2016 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association, Environment, Energy and Resources Section||Member||2013 - Present|
|District of Columbia Bar||Member||2010 - Present|
|New York State Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|Pace University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|Miami University of Ohio||Bachelor of Philosophy||2004|