Attorney Bio

University of Arkansas School of Law ( J.D. 1974)
University of Arkansas ( B.S.B.A. Banking and Finance 1971)

Larry Chisenhall has been engaged in the practice of regulatory and public utility law since 1976. His area of concentration has primarily been the representation of electric, natural gas, water, sewer, and telecommunications clients, both regulated and non-regulated, in all aspects of their regulatory and legal needs, including business transactions, financing, rate proceedings, compliance with regulations and rulings, certification proceedings, fuel and transportation contracts, right-of-way easements and eminent domain proceedings.  He is a member of the firm’s Regulated Utilities Practice Group, Business and Corporate Practice Group, and Administrative Law Practice Group.


  • Former Chief Counsel-Arkansas Public Service Commission
  • Best Lawyers in America® – 2003 to present
  • Best Lawyers in America®Lawyer of the Year – 2024 (Energy Law)
  • Best Lawyers’ Arkansas Lawyer of the Year – 2016, 2018 (Energy Law)
  • Arkansas Times- Best Lawyers in Arkansas – 2006-present
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • Chisenhall, Nestrud & Julian, P.A. – Founding Member and President 1989-2016

Practice Areas:
Regulatory and Public Utilities Law
Corporate and Business Law

Accreditations & Awards
2024 firm-44784-US-Small-E30