I advise my clients in all aspects of public utility regulation within administrative and court litigation.

Mr. Seidel has engaged in the representation of electric, gas, water, and sewer utilities, as well as pipelines, for over 30 years. He also has represented and advised telecommunication companies, municipalities, independent power producers, and wind generators in connection with corporate, regulatory, and tariff matters. He has in-depth knowledge of the Illinois Public Utilities Act and the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC), and the orders, rules, and regulations, as well as the case law applicable to public utility representation. He has represented parties in contested regulatory litigation and court cases, and has a history of achieving successful outcomes for the Firm’s clients at a reasonable cost. In addition, Mr. Seidel has significant experience with commercial litigation cases in federal and state courts on behalf of financial institutions and business clients.


Business & Corporate

Our business is business–your business. We offer vast experience in a full array of corporate legal services.



  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, College of Law, 1978
    • J.D.
    • Harno Fellow
  • University of Notre Dame, 1975
    • B.A., summa cum laude, Economics


  • Chicago Bar Association
    • Public Utility Law Committee
      • Chair, 1985-1986
      • Vice-chair, 1984-1985


  • Illinois, 1978

Professional Achievements

  • Illinois Leading Lawyers, 2010-2019