Matthew W.S. Estes has a broad-based energy practice focused on electric utility M&A and restructuring, and energy-related litigation, including the representation of clients being investigated for potential market manipulation. In his more than 30 years with Skadden, Mr. Estes has represented clients in numerous litigation and transactional matters on behalf of clients in the electric and oil and gas industries. He has appeared before federal district courts, courts of appeal and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Estes also has extensive experience at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state public utility commissions.