Mr. Delaney initially joined the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission in 1978 and served as Assistant Counsel, Special Counsel and First Deputy Chief Counsel before assuming the post of Chief Counsel from 1986 to 1988. In addition, he also served as Chairman of the Pennsylvania Commission’s Procedural Rules Committee from 1982-88. Mr. Delaney has been a Partner with K&L Gates since 1988.
Mr. Delaney has also served as Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Secretary of the Public Utility Law Section of the Pennsylvania Bar Association and has served as Editor of that Section’s Newsletter. He is also active in public education, having served for 12 years as a School Board Director and for over 20 years as a Community College Trustee. Mr. Delaney has an AV rating from Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Delaney is also included in the 2008 – 2014 editions of Best Lawyers in America for telecommunications and energy law.
Prior to employment with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission, Mr. Delaney began his legal career as law clerk to Commonwealth Court Judge Genevieve Blatt from 1976 to 1978.