Practice focuses on oil and gas pipeline and related midstream, regulatory and transactional matters. Clients include oil and gas pipeline developers, owners, operators and investors; oil and gas producers and marketers; gas distributors; and large industrial energy consumers.
Handles US and global oil and gas pipeline development projects with respect to project structuring, contracting and governmental approvals. Represents regulated pipelines, pipeline ownership interests regarding pipeline management issues; clients in transactions involving the acquisition of pipeline companies and pipeline assets; and developers of pipelines and other oil and gas infrastructure. Provides legal counsel in contract negotiations involving operating, transportation, and gas purchase and sale agreements, and advises clients regarding regulatory aspects of project development, contract, tariff, rate and compliance matters before FERC and various state regulatory agencies.
Managing Partner, Washington, DC; Member, Firm-wide Management Committee
Association of International Petroleum Negotiators; Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland Chairman of the Dean's Advisory Board
JD, Georgetown University Law Center, 1990, magna cum laude; BS, University of Maryland at College Park, 1987, magna cum laude