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Catherine McCarthy

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
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Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) - USA - Nationwide

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Catherine McCarthy is notable for her expertise in project and transaction approvals as well as rate, tariff and sale matters before FERC. She also provides day-to-day regulatory and commercial advice for key clients.
"The first person to call for specialized, FERC expertise. She is always at the top of the pile, and is a very strong lawyer." "She's very experienced, smart and really gets the industry."
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Represents energy companies and investors on energy regulation and policy matters with over 25 years of experience with a particular focus on power and electric transmission issues. Lead Counsel on: regulatory issues for renewable energy projects; obtaining Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state authorizations for major projects and transactions; FERC compliance and enforcement matters; FERC transmission and centralized markets issues; and rate, tariff and refund matters. In addition to FERC and state public utility commission regulatory advice, experience includes representing energy clients in Department of Energy, Federal Communications Commission and Nuclear Regulatory Commission matters.

Career

Chair, Energy Regulatory Department

Professional Memberships

American Bar Association, Chair, Infrastructure and Regulated Industries Section

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JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1993; BA, Yale University, 1989

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Catherine McCarthy

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