Andrew represents energy companies in a variety of federal and state regulatory matters, particularly before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC"), state public utility commissions, and appellate courts. Andrew counsels oil and natural gas pipelines, electric utilities, natural gas distribution companies, and other industry participants on regulatory issues, including those related to electric transmission development, natural gas supply, compliance, standards of conduct, renewable energy project development, jurisdiction, and utility ratemaking. Andrew regularly helps clients navigate complex transmission tariff-related issues, including those involving some of the largest electric transmission providers in the U.S. He has also advised oil and gas pipelines on state regulatory requirements associated with the development of new oil and gas facilities, and represents major interstate pipelines in FERC proceedings.
Andrew also maintains an active pro bono practice. Andrew was first chair in a fully-litigated proceeding before the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings, and has represented clients in appeals before the United States Social Security Administration.
Outside of the firm, Andrew is a Vice Chair of the American Bar Association’s Energy Infrastructure, Siting, and Reliability Committee, and is a member of the Energy Bar Association.
Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was an associate in the energy groups of two large international law firms in Washington, D.C. Andrew also served as an Attorney-Adviser to four administrative law judges at FERC. In that role, he drafted orders, notices, and initial decisions, and also assisted in conducting settlement and hearing proceedings in complex electricity, oil, natural gas pipeline and renewable energy cases. Additionally, he worked in FERC's Office of Energy Market Regulation, where he focused on electricity matters in the western United States, particularly in California.
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