Kimberly Frank is counsel in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office, and is a member of the power practice group. Kimberly represents clients in a broad array of electric utility regulatory matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state regulatory agencies and in appeals of these agencies’ decisions.
Kimberly helps clients navigate the complex rules of the FERC-regulated regional wholesale markets. She helps them evaluate and advocate for rule changes in the energy, capacity, and ancillary services markets administered by the regional transmission organizations (RTOs). She represents clients in the RTO stakeholder process, and before FERC and the appellate courts on myriad issues including the capacity markets in the eastern RTOs. She also advises clients regarding FERC’s regulation of transmission service, rates and tariff provisions and of regional transmission cost allocation.
Kimberly represents clients in administrative hearings and settlement proceedings, rulemakings, technical conferences, and enforcement matters before FERC. She advises clients in developing strategies for litigation and prepares complaints, protests, comments and other pleadings filed with the agency. She works regularly with economists, engineers, accountants, financial analysts, and other electric utility industry experts.
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