Van Ness Feldman has been serving clients for over three decades. Founded in Washington, D.C. in 1977 by four former Congressional and Executive branch counsel, Van Ness Feldman has grown to include over 100 lawyers and policy professionals in our Washington, D.C. and Seattle offices.    Van Ness Feldman is home to the premier hydropower law practice in the United States and to one of the largest and most experienced teams of attorneys available.  Our current and recent matters involve over 50 percent of all installed hydroelectric capacity in the country.  Additionally, the firm advises developers of new hydropower projects, including conventional large and small hydro, pumped storage, and emerging technologies such as ocean and tidal projects.