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Blank Rome LLP

Energy & Natural Resources

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What the team is known for

Blank Rome LLP is a highly regarded oil and gas regulatory practice able to draw on expertise of attorneys with longstanding industry experience capable of handling a variety of regulatory work. Offers particularly strong representation in FERC and CFTC investigations and enforcement proceedings. Further noted for assisting clients in obtaining oil and gas export authorization.

Work highlights

Blank Rome LLP represented Port Arthur LNG, a subsidiary of Sempra Energy, in FERC and DOE proceedings in connection with a new LNG export terminal.

Notable practitioners

Brett Snyder is noted for his experience handling rate cases and cost allocation proceedings on behalf of pipeline companies.

Lamiya Rahman assists oil and gas and infrastructure companies with a range of matters before federal agencies, including FERC and the DOE.
"She is thorough and a gifted writer."

Mark Haskell is deeply experienced in representing clients seeking FERC and DOE authorization for LNG project development and expansion. He also skillfully acts for pipeline owners and shippers in market manipulation disputes and rate cases.
"He is outstanding, extremely thoughtful and strategic." "He is a great litigator."

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Overview

•    Energy regulatory, litigation, compliance, transactional, investigation, enforcement defense.
•    Counsel on natural gas, oil, natural gas liquids, and power industries to marketers, producers, developers, industrial and commercial customers, utilities, trade associations, and financial institutions.
•    National practice, of federal, state energy regulatory compliance and enforcement, oil and gas litigation, environmental compliance.
•    Routinely challenge and defend agency actions and rulings before Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of the Interior, various state agencies, and courts.
•    Lobbying, public policy and government relations practice centered on the energy industry.
•    Regularly represent clients in enforcement and regulatory matters before FERC, the DOE, and the CFTC. We advise on compliance and enforcement issues before the FTC and certain state public utility commissions.
•    Obtain regulatory approvals and perform due diligence in complex transactions, including securing FERC and DOE approvals for LNG terminals and other infrastructure.
•    We represent clients in rate, tariff, and administrative litigation at FERC, and advise on compliance and trainings for the natural gas, oil, natural gas liquids, and power industries.
•    A leading shale and pipeline practice advising the Mid-Atlantic region, in oil and gas pipelines and refineries, and related regulatory, compliance, and litigation issues.

Energy & Natural Resources

Blank Rome LLP

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Location

1825 Eye Street NW

Washington, DC

District of Columbia

USA

20006-5403

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

USA - Nationwide

Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation)


Brett A Snyder
Band 3
Lamiya Rahman
Associates to watch
Mark R Haskell
Band 1