Mr. Mudge is an expert in corporate and project finance matters in the energy industry.

He has advised energy clients on issues relating to corporate restructuring, contract terminations or amendments, special capital needs, and acquisitions and divestitures. He also has experience in analyzing contractual, regulatory, financing, and tax matters, and projecting effects on cash flows, earnings, and customer rates.

Mr. Mudge served as Brattle’s COO and Treasurer from 2014 to March 2017. Prior to joining the firm, he was a principal at CRA International, where he focused on financial restructuring initiatives for electric utility clients and consulted on matters involving rate design, asset valuation, and project finance structuring and credit requirements. He has provided expert testimony in proceedings before federal and state courts, utility regulators in the US and Canada, and state environmental regulators, as well as in connection with mediation and arbitration proceedings.

As a former investment and commercial banker at Rothschild, ABN AMRO, and Sanwa Bank, he played a central role in developing financeable contract structures for large public and private infrastructure projects, utility mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy restructuring, and numerous power project financings. He has also served on the advisory board of a start-up venture focused on the acquisition, development, and operation of renewable fuel generation projects and has served as a guest expert for courses on project finance at Georgetown Law School.


May 20, 2022
“Expert Report of Robert S. Mudge on Behalf of Shady Hills Energy Center, LLC” in matter of Shady Hills Energy Center, LLC, Plaintiff, v. Seminole Electric Cooperative, Inc., Defendant, Counter-Plaintiff, and Third-Party Plaintiff, v. Shady Hills Energy Center, LLC, Counter-Defendant, v. EFS Shady Hills Expansion Holdings, LLC, EFS Shady Hills, LLC, General Electric Credit Corporation of Tennessee, Inc., GE Capital US Holdings, Inc., GE Capital Global Holdings, LLC, Third-Party Defendants. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Tampa Division, Case No. 8:20-cv-00081-WFJ-JSS. February 28, 2022. Deposition taken May 20, 2022.
March 25, 2022
“Expert Report of Robert S. Mudge on Behalf of NTE Energy” in matter of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, Plaintiffs, v. NTE Carolinas II, LLC, NTE Carolinas II Holdings, LLC, NTE Energy LLC, NTE Southeast Electric Company, LLC, NTE Energy Services Co., LLC, and Castillo Investment Holdings II, LLC, Defendants/Counterclaimants-Plaintiffs v. Duke Energy Progress, LLC, and Duke Energy Corporation. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina Charlotte Division, Civil Action No. 3:19-cv-515. January 14, 2022. Deposition taken March 25, 2022.
November 23, 2021
California Public Utility Commission, Proceeding A2102013. Testimony in support of the Application of Mr. John D. Grier for Authority to Sell and Transfer and CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, Inc. to Acquire Control of Crimson California Pipeline, L.P. (PLC-26) and San Pablo Bay Pipeline Company, LLC (PLC-29) Pursuant to Public Utilities Code Section 854. November 23, 2021.
September 15, 2020
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Docket No. ER20-2878-000. Testimony in support of Pacific Gas and Electric Company’s Proposed Rate and Non-Rate Changes to the Wholesale Distribution Tariff, FERC Electric Tariff Volume No. 4 and Related Service Agreements for Wholesale Distribution Service. September 15, 2020.