Harold LeVander, Jr. ’62

Posted on November 7th, 2017 by

Marquis Who’s Who, the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Harold P. LeVander Jr. ’62, a Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. LeVander celebrates many years’ experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Mr. LeVander completed his undergraduate work at Gustavus Adolphus College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, magna cum laude, in 1962. He then completed a JD at Harvard Law School three years later. He began his career as a partner at LeVander, Gillen, Miller, Anderson and Kuntz from 1965 to 1988. Mr. LeVander then transitioned to serving as partner for Maun & Simon from 1989 to 2000, before joining as a partner Felhaber, Larson, Fenlon, and Vogt, a full service law firm in the Midwest, from 2000 until his retirement in 2015. He was admitted to the Minnesota Bar in 1965 and to the U.S. District Court in 1967.

Specializing in energy and utility law for 50 years, Mr. LeVander represented electric cooperatives in Minnesota on numerous regulatory issues and in the courts. Such issues included electric service territories, rate cases, solar and wind purchases, renewable energy credits, distributed generation, and customer service rules. He represented 12 cooperatives in their successful acquisition of a major electric utility company business in Minnesota before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission from 2013-2015. He conducted 23 legal seminars for Minnesota cooperative attorneys and was a lecturer at national legal seminars on utility issues. He served as general counsel to the Minnesota Rural Electric Association for 46 years.


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