Natural gas industry participants retain John Gregg for his transactional and regulatory experience structuring deals, negotiating contract terms, and advising them on such regulatory issues as rates and terms of service. A partner in the firm, which he joined from Miller, Balis & O’Neil, P.C., Mr. Gregg represents many local gas utilities before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and federal appellate courts. He assists local governments with issues arising from their ownership of all types of energy infrastructure, including the formation of joint action agencies.
When FERC restructured pipeline services in Order No. 636, Mr. Gregg fought for and obtained changes to benefit his clients. He testified before Congress concerning the order’s consumer impact and argued the appeal of Order No. 636 before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on behalf of the American Public Gas Association. He has steered clients through the regulatory implementation of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
His transactional work includes North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) and International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) agreements. He helps clients negotiate contracts for electric and natural gas transmission service, coordination arrangements and power and natural gas supply including prepaid natural gas agreements. He serves as Special Gas Counsel to the Public Energy Authority of Kentucky, which issued between 2006 and 2007 more than $1 billion in municipal bonds to purchase long-term supplies of natural gas. He has assisted clients with creating energy joint-action agencies in South Carolina and New Mexico. He helped Georgia rural electric cooperatives structure contracting arrangements with a natural gas marketer to provide retail natural gas ancillary services under Georgia’s Natural Gas Competition and Deregulation Act of 1997.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Gregg served as Assistant General Counsel for the Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia, which regulates the retail rates of utilities serving the nation's capital.
Mr. Gregg writes and lectures on energy matters and served on the Law Review Editorial Board while in law school. He is also a past member of the Board of Directors of the Charitable Foundation of the Energy Bar Association. Martindale-Hubbell is published by Internet Brands, Inc. Click here for their methodology. No aspect of this advertisement has been approved by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.