O. Julia Weller - Pierce Atwood LLP

O. Julia Weller

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2014
Phone: 202-470-6420

Julia Weller, a partner in the Energy group, has worked in electricity and natural gas regulation and transactions for over 30 years. Her current focus is on promotion of investment in clean energy and energy efficiency projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in emerging markets. She has worked on a wide variety of matters related to investment in energy infrastructure and in regulation of electricity production, distribution, and transmission, in Albania, Armenia, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Croatia, Egypt, France, Georgia, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tajikistan and Ukraine.

McGill Law SchoolLL.B 1978Georgetown University Law Center
Energy Bar Association Women's Council on Energy & the Environment Canadian American Bar Association DC Bar Association

Case History

Recent Experience

Kyrgyzstan on the CASA 1000 Transmission Project, which will enable the sale of excess summer hydropower from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to energy-starved Pakistan and Afghanistan by building a 1300 mw DC line from Central Asia to South Asia.

Jamaica drafting amendments to the Electricity Law to attract private investment in generation and distribution to reduce end user tariffs

Saudi Arabia, advising the Electricity and Cogeneration Authority on a variety of issues related to proposed investment in grid-scale solar and atomic power generation to displace thermal power.

Albania under a USAID-funded project on a draft Power Sector Law and discussions with the Energy Community Secretariat regarding amendments to the Albanian Market Design and Albania's Electricity Law and Renewable Energy Law.

Central and Eastern Europe leading a legal review of sector policies addressing climate change and promoting the transition to low carbon economies.

Ukraine on compliance of Ukrainian laws with the Protocol on Accession of Ukraine to the Energy Community; reviewing electricity sector legal acts, and advising on drafting amendments to bring laws in line with those of European Commission Directives

Central Asia on creation of regional electricity and gas markets to encourage coordination of cross-border interconnection investments.

Office Location

1875 K Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20006
United States

Practice Areas

Energy Law (Renewable Energy)

Other Information

Gender: Female