Jason R. Frank,

Legal Administrative Assistant:Natasha Johnston


Jason counsels utilities on an array of environmental regulatory compliance issues and litigation that may arise.

Jason's practice focuses primarily on energy issues and litigation, particularly for electric power utilities. He has experience reviewing and drafting interconnection and transmission policies, as well as revising power purchase agreements and interconnection agreements. He works closely on energy topics in the Pacific Northwest, including Oregon renewable portfolio standard compliance, emissions reduction requirements and compliance, facility siting process and requirements, and utility wildfire liability.

During law school, Jason served as a legal extern at the Oregon Citizens' Utility Board and as a law clerk for the U.S. Department of Energy Bonneville Power Administration, where he researched numerous issues related to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, land use, employment, contracts, and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).


  • The College of the Holy Cross  (B.A., magna cum laude, 2009)
    • English & Theater
  • The American Conservatory Theater  (M.F.A., 2012)
    • Acting
  • Lewis & Clark  (J.D., magna cum laude, 2020)
    • Certificate in Energy, Innovation, and Sustainability

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • Washington

Professional Affiliations

  • Oregon State Bar Association
    • Secretary, Oregon State Bar Energy, Telecom & Utility Law Section
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Washington State Bar Association