Gordon P. Erspamer has concentrated his practice on the litigation of complex civil actions in both state and federal courts. For over 25 years, his primary area of concentration has been energy litigation, with a broad mix of experience representing independent power producers, ESPs, and Western utilities. Mr. Erspamer has extensive experience in matters involving power contracts, transmission, and the interface between energy and antitrust/unfair business practice law.
In addition to his trial work in the energy and telecommunications areas, Mr. Erspamer has provided strategic advice to a number of clients on energy issues, including electric industry restructuring. He also has been a frequent panelist on energy issues, most recently at seminars sponsored by the San Francisco Public Utility Commission in 2004, and he co-chaired Law Seminars International San Francisco energy conference in 2005 and 2006. Mr. Erspamer has also spoken before the Association of Bay Area Governments and the Los Angeles Power Producers Association. Mr. Erspamer joined Morrison & Foerster in 1982, and became a partner in the Walnut Creek office in 1984. He is also Co-Chair of the firm's Energy Group.
George Knapp was joined by attorney Gordon P. Erspamer and psychiatrist Dr. James Ketchum, who engaged in a spirited debate over military experiments conducted on troops during the 1950s and 60s. Appearing during the first hour, Trevor Paglen discussed his research into the Pentagon's secret sites.