Todd M. Williams joined Shindler Neff, LLP in June 2015, after practicing advanced energy law with the Toledo firm of Williams, Allwein & Moser. He brings a common-sense approach to advanced energy issues, and has been key in the development of creative energy efficiency and financing models.
Todd has represented environmental and advanced energy advocates, as well as advanced energy companies, before the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio; working to ensure a favorable regulatory rules for energy efficiency, and advanced energy. Todd has represented parties in rate cases, rule-making, complaint and compliance hearings.
He has served as Energy Counsel to the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority’s nationally recognized Better Buildings Northwest Ohio program. This program has formed the first functioning PACE district in Ohio, placing both the first assessment for energy efficiency improvement on a governmental building, and the first on a commercial building: financing over $20 million in energy efficiency and advanced energy projects.
Todd’s work with developers of advanced energy projects have led to the installation of over 5mw of solar power; the vast majority controlled through a bi-lateral multi-year Power Purchase Agreement.
Todd is proud to serve with a number of community and professional organizations. He is a Fellow of the Ohio State Bar Association, and the Secretary of the Toledo Bar Association Public Law Committee. Todd was an inaugural member of the ABLE Emerging Leaders Council, where he helped to organize the continuing legal education program. He served as the President of the Lourdes University Alumni Association 2014-2015, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Alumni Association for four years. He is the current Treasurer of the Damascus-Collingwood Lodge #632 F&AM of Ohio.
University of Toledo College of Law (J.D., Environmental Law Certificate, 2008)
Lourdes University (B.A., Business Administration, 2002)
"Community Solar in Ohio-- Leadership from the Ground Up." Green Energy Ohio News Magazine, March 2015, v. 7 Issue 4.
"Bringing Advanced Entry to Ohio: Creative Solutions for Distributed Power and Energy Efficiency." OhioENGINEER, March, 2015, v. 75, Issue 1.
"Toledo Setting PACE." Green Energy Ohio News Magazine, June, 2012, v. 5, Issue 2.
Ohio State Bar Association (Fellow)
State Bar of Michigan
Toledo Bar Association (Public Law Committee)
Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce Solar Initiative