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Robert S Fleishman

Washington, DC, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) , Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation)
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Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) - USA - Nationwide

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Robert Fleishman offers high-quality regulatory advice in the context of pipeline projects, CFTC investigations and various commercial agreements.
"Always responsive and on top of issues, tasks, and time lines. He explains complex technical concepts in clear and precise language, and is also able to shed a new light on the technical and procedural matters. In a nutshell, he is an intellectual and legal powerhouse." "Provides terrific services in complicated matters and demonstrates a superb knowledge of the subject area. He offers creative ideas and sound legal advice."
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Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) - USA - Nationwide

Band 4

Robert Fleishman offers high-quality regulatory advice in the context of pipeline projects, CFTC investigations and various commercial agreements.
"Always responsive and on top of issues, tasks, and time lines. He explains complex technical concepts in clear and precise language, and is also able to shed a new light on the technical and procedural matters. In a nutshell, he is an intellectual and legal powerhouse." "Provides terrific services in complicated matters and demonstrates a superb knowledge of the subject area. He offers creative ideas and sound legal advice."
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Robert has a leading reputation advising companies on the energy regulatory and compliance aspects of transactions and other energy market activities and defending energy and financial industry participants and individuals in energy markets against charges of market manipulation, particularly before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), and other regulatory bodies. His deep knowledge of the electric and gas regulatory and enforcement landscape informs his representation of clients on energy regulatory, enforcement, compliance, transactional, commercial, legislative, and public policy matters and activities.

He has been recognized in energy regulatory law by Chambers USA (2010–2020), Best Lawyers in America, Energy (2007–2020), and The Legal 500 US. Robert was named by The National Law Journal to its list of 2017 Energy & Environmental Trailblazers, was honored by the Energy Bar Association (EBA) with the EBA President's Award (2019) and the Paul E. Nordstrom Service Award (2016), and also received the Center for the Advancement of Energy Markets Service Award (2005). Robert served as Editor-In-Chief of the Energy Law Journal from 2005–2019, and is a past President of the Energy Bar Association.

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Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1978; Georgetown University, B.A., 1974

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Robert S Fleishman

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