Randy Rich is leader of Pierce Atwood's Energy Practice Group and Partner-In-Charge of the Washington, DC office. Randy represents all segments of the energy and utility industries before FERC, the U.S. Department of Energy, and state public utility commissions. He provides comprehensive legal counsel on natural gas regulation and policy, pipeline and utility ratemaking, tariffs, certificates and abandonment; natural gas transportation, gathering, marketing and trading; enforcement of and compliance with the Natural Gas Act (NGA), Natural Gas Policy Act of 1978 (NGPA), and FERC regulations; natural gas business transactions; and oil pipeline regulation under the Interstate Commerce Act (ICA).
Randy has 38 years of experience, beginning in the Office of General Counsel of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and continuing for more than 23 years at Bracewell, LLP before joining Pierce Atwood.
Energy Bar Association, including Board of Directors (2004-2007), Natural Gas Regulation Committee (2014-2017), FERC Practice Committee (2015-2018), and Organizing Committee for Enforcers and Defenders Forum (2016-2018); American Bar Association; Independent Oil & Gas Association of West Virginia, Inc.
J.D., Washington University, 1980; B.A. (magna cum laude), Brandeis University, 1977.