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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Appellate Practice Energy Regulatory Law Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants Energy Regulatory Law Litigation - Construction Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Bellevue, Washington
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law CleanTech Law Energy Regulatory Law Oil and Gas Law
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Administrative / Regulatory Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Oil and Gas Law Litigation - Environmental Environmental Law Natural Resources Law Water Law Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Environmental Law
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  • Location:
    Lansing, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Administrative / Regulatory Law
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Catherine R. Connors

Pierce Atwood LLP
  • Location:
    Portland, Maine
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Civil Rights Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Appellate Practice Administrative / Regulatory Law Land Use and Zoning Law Litigation - Land Use and Zoning
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Utilities Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Columbia, South Carolina
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Litigation - Regulatory Enforcement (SEC, Telecom, Energy) Utilities Law Litigation - Environmental Administrative / Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Charleston, West Virginia
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law Oil and Gas Law Natural Resources Law Mining Law
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  • Location:
    Albany, New York
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Energy Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Energy Law
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Administrative / Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Lafayette, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Hartford, Connecticut
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Portland, Oregon
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Environmental Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Oil and Gas Law Natural Resources Law Energy Law
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  • Location:
    San Francisco, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Utilities Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Birmingham, Alabama
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    San Diego, California
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Grand Rapids, Michigan Lansing, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Energy Law Water Law
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  • Location:
    Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Environmental Law
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  • Location:
    Jasper, Indiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Administrative / Regulatory Law Environmental Law Energy Regulatory Law Litigation - Environmental
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  • Location:
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Practice Areas:
    Banking and Finance Law Energy Regulatory Law Biotechnology and Life Sciences Practice
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  • Location:
    Madison, Wisconsin
  • Practice Areas:
    Environmental Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Denver, Colorado
  • Practice Areas:
    Native American Law Energy Regulatory Law Environmental Law
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  • Location:
    Lansing, Michigan
  • Practice Areas:
    Communications Law Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law Energy Law
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  • Location:
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Practice Areas:
    Communications Law Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Austin, Texas
  • Practice Areas:
    Administrative / Regulatory Law Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Columbus, Ohio
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Concord, New Hampshire
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Law Energy Regulatory Law
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  • Location:
    Washington, District of Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Energy Regulatory Law

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Practice Area Definition

Energy Regulatory Law Definition

Energy Regulatory Law at the Federal level deals principally with regulation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of electric utilities and non-utility generators, interstate natural gas pipelines, oil pipelines, and non-Federal hydroelectric projects. Other key Federal agencies include:
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which licenses nuclear power plants and supervises their safety.
  • The Department of Energy, which sets appliance efficiency standards, and authorizes imports and exports of natural gas and exports of electricity.
  • The Department of Transportation, which sets fuel economy standards for motor vehicles and regulates natural gas and oil pipeline safety.
  • The Department of Interior, which superintends energy development on Federal lands including the Outer Continental Shelf.

At the State level, State public utility commissions regulate electricity and natural gas service to end-users. State regulators also often review siting of major power plants and transmission lines.

Practitioners in the energy regulatory field participate in administrative proceedings before Federal and State regulatory agencies, pursue judicial review of regulatory orders (where necessary), counsel clients on the application of energy regulatory law to their businesses and projects, and assist clients with related compliance, audit, and enforcement matters.

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Energy Regulatory Law at the Federal level deals principally with regulation by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) of electric utilities and non-utility generators, interstate natural gas pipelines, oil pipelines, and non-Federal hydroelectric projects. Other key Federal agencies include:
  • The Nuclear Regulatory Commission, which licenses nuclear power plants and supervises their safety.
  • The Department of Energy, which sets appliance efficiency standards, and authorizes imports and exports of natural gas and exports of electricity.
  • The Department of Transportation, which sets fuel economy standards for motor vehicles and regulates natural gas and oil pipeline safety.
  • The Department of Interior, which superintends energy development on Federal lands including the Outer Continental Shelf.

At the State level, State public utility commissions regulate electricity and natural gas service to end-users. State regulators also often review siting of major power plants and transmission lines.

Practitioners in the energy regulatory field participate in administrative proceedings before Federal and State regulatory agencies, pursue judicial review of regulatory orders (where necessary), counsel clients on the application of energy regulatory law to their businesses and projects, and assist clients with related compliance, audit, and enforcement matters.