John N Estes III
Provided by John N Estes III
Heads Skadden’s Energy Regulatory Group. Focuses on complex FERC litigation and transactions, often involving organized power markets. Has defended many important FERC enforcement cases, including Barclays Bank, JP Morgan Ventures Energy, GreenHat, Dr. Alan Chen, Footprint, and DB Energy Trading. Has played a lead role in major FERC trials with billions of dollars at stake. Led trailblazing, controversial FERC litigation involving capacity markets. Currently represents the Tennessee Valley Authority in litigation at FERC. Has argued 30 cases in the US courts of appeals.
JD, Louisiana State University, 1983; BA Tulane University, 1979.
John N Estes is a stellar attorney highly regarded for his work on behalf of major power market clients on a broad array of FERC disputes and enforcement actions.
"John Estes is a leader of the energy Bar in his knowledge of the law and commercial understanding." "He is the number one choice for high-stakes enforcement work. He has his finger on the pulse of FERC politics. He is an excellent writer and has a slick way of doing oral arguments." "He is resourceful, brilliant in ideas and masterful in writing. He is the top attorney in the field." "He is very good on his feet and very knowledgeable and thoughtful."