Colleen A. Foley

Colleen A. Foley

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (973) 286-6711
Fax: (973) 286-6800

Primary Office

Newark
One Riverfront Plaza
1037 Raymond Blvd., Suite 1520
Newark, NJ 07102-5426

Colleen A. Foley

Partner

Colleen Foley is vice chair of the Energy Practice where she concentrates her work on regulatory and rate matters for public utilities and energy companies.

Colleen brings to Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr extensive experience representing water, telecommunications, electric, and natural gas utilities in rate and regulatory matters before public utilities boards and commissions, with an emphasis on New Jersey. She has worked extensively with Atlantic City Electric Company in the administrative proceedings associated with the restructuring of the electric utility industry in New Jersey, as well as many other corporate matters including financings, mergers and asset sales. She has also assisted Elizabethtown Gas Company on a variety of regulatory and corporate matters. Additionally, she has represented United Water, Middlesex Water Company and Aqua New Jersey in numerous rate cases and other regulatory proceedings. She has represented clients in nearly every major utility merger in New Jersey in the last decade. Previously, Colleen worked for the New York Power Authority as a strategic planner developing power generation projects in New York State.

Colleen is admitted to practice in New Jersey, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims where she represents veterans on a pro bono basis.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Colleen A. Foley was selected to the 2021 list of "America's Leading Lawyers in Energy & Natural Resources" by Chambers USA. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://chambers.com/about-us/methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Colleen A. Foley was selected to the 2010 list of "Top Attorney in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut" for Energy Law and Water Law, by New York Magazine. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Colleen A. Foley was selected to the 2009 to present list of The Best Lawyers in America list by Energy Law, Energy Regulatory Law and Water Law. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.bestlawyers.com/methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Colleen A. Foley was selected to the 2006 and 2007 list of the Rising Stars by New Jersey Super Lawyers. A description of the selection methodology can be found at https://www.superlawyers.com/about/selection_process.html. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. 

Memberships and Affiliations

American Bar Association

New Jersey State Bar Association Public Utilities Law Section

Chairman, Chatham Borough Historic Preservation Commission

Education

J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 1997, with honors

B.A., State University of New York, Plattsburgh, 1979

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Firm Involvement

Vice Chair, Energy

Evaluation Committee

 

Colleen Foley is vice chair of the Energy Practice where she concentrates her work on regulatory and rate matters for public utilities and energy companies.

Colleen brings to Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr extensive experience representing water, telecommunications, electric, and natural gas utilities in rate and regulatory matters before public utilities boards and commissions, with an emphasis on New Jersey. She has worked extensively with Atlantic City Electric Company in the administrative proceedings associated with the restructuring of the electric utility industry in New Jersey, as well as many other corporate matters including financings, mergers and asset sales. She has also assisted Elizabethtown Gas Company on a variety of regulatory and corporate matters. Additionally, she has represented United Water, Middlesex Water Company and Aqua New Jersey in numerous rate cases and other regulatory proceedings. She has represented clients in nearly every major utility merger in New Jersey in the last decade. Previously, Colleen worked for the New York Power Authority as a strategic planner developing power generation projects in New York State.

Colleen is admitted to practice in New Jersey, and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims where she represents veterans on a pro bono basis.