Mr. Zahniser-Word is an expert in finance and regulatory matters across the energy industry.

He specializes in energy industry litigation, arbitration, and regulatory proceedings relating to commercial damages and valuation estimates. Mr. Zahniser-Word is involved in evaluations across the energy industry, including financial analyses of international oil and gas projects, tax disputes concerning royalty and production sharing contracts, disputes relating to regulatory issues or breach of contract claims for oil and gas midstream operations, and valuations relating to major electric generating station investments.

Mr. Zahniser-Word has experience in litigation and regulatory proceedings in both state and federal jurisdictions, as well as international arbitration proceedings. He has consulted on M&A due diligence matters and strategic planning for alternative regulatory business models on behalf of utility, commercial, and government clients.


The University of Chicago Booth School of Business
MBA; concentrations in Economics, Finance, and Strategic Management

Duke University
BS in Economics