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William L Massey

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Handles matters before FERC, DOE, Congress, and state commissions. Advises investment firms, utilities, pipelines, transmission companies, and DR aggregators and marketers on M&A; electric/gas market structure, tariffs and rates; transmission/infrastructure investment; pipeline certification and LNG exports, and FERC enforcement investigations/audits. Provides expert testimony in litigation.


Chair of Covington's energy practice (2004-2017). FERC Commissioner (1993-2003). Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center (2008-present); US Senator Dale Bumpers (D-AR), Chief Counsel (1980-89); Judge Richard S. Arnold, US Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, Law Clerk (1978-80).


LL.M, Georgetown University Law Center; J.D., University of Arkansas