Devin Parram provides counsel to clients on a wide range of energy and utility issues. A significant portion of his practice focuses on litigating and processing cases before the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). Devin advises clients on various PUCO matters, ranging from routine regulatory filings to complex rate cases.

Devin regularly represents the Ohio Hospital Association in electric cases before the PUCO and advises hospitals regarding ratemaking proceedings, energy efficiency, energy procurement, distributed energy resource opportunities and all PUCO regulatory matters that potentially impact the unique needs of health care providers. Devin also represents the Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council (NOPEC) before the PUCO in a variety of matters affecting residential and commercial consumers’ electric and natural gas rates. NOPEC is the largest public retail energy aggregation in the U.S., with approximately 220 county, township and municipal members. Devin also represents competitive energy suppliers on PUCO matters, including advising suppliers regarding the PUCO’s consumer protection rules.

At the OPSB, Devin represents major electric generation facility developers and natural gas utilities. He has served as lead counsel in fully-contested wind farm cases before the OPSB and as regulatory counsel in dozens of cases involving the development of natural gas pipeline infrastructure.

Outside of the regulatory space, Devin has represented a variety of clients regarding energy-related transactions by drafting and negotiating purchase power agreements, lease agreements, energy procurement agreements, utility management/optimization agreements and asset purchase agreements related to the purchase of utility systems. He frequently works with hospitals, schools, businesses and municipalities on these various energy transactional matters.

Prior to his career at Bricker Graydon, Devin served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Ohio Attorney General’s Office Public Utilities Section. In this role, he argued numerous cases in the Ohio Supreme Court regarding PUCO appeals. In addition, while serving as an Assistant AG, Devin represented PUCO staff in cases before the PUCO and OPSB.


Capital University Law School (J.D., Order of Curia), 2007

University of New Mexico (B.A. magna cum laude in Sociology), 2002


Recognized, ChambersUSA, Energy & Natural Resources - Band 1, 2023

Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Energy Law; Energy Regulatory Law), 2021–2023

Professional Activities

Former Chair, Bricker & Eckler Walker Link Leadership group

Past Vice President of Columbus (Ohio Chapter), American Association of Blacks in Energy

President of the Board, Ohio Energy Project

Past President, Capital Law African American Law Alumni Association

Member, Public Utilities Committee, Ohio State Bar Association (former Chair)

Former Board Member, St. John Learning Center



Presentations & Publications


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Devin D. Parram

  • 100 South Third Street
    Columbus, OH 43215 -4291


  • Admitted, State of Ohio, 2007
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
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