Philip Mone represents natural gas and electric utility clients in litigation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and federal appellate courts, particularly in rate-related litigation. Phil assists his natural gas clients with various rate, tariff, and rulemaking proceedings as well as confidential investigations. For his electric public utility clients, he addresses filings made under sections 205 and 206 of the Federal Power Act (FPA), most particularly transmission and reactive power rate cases and rulemaking proceedings.
Phil conducts audits, investigations, and compliance training programs for regulated entities on all facets of FERC’s regulations, policies, and rulemakings. Phil also advises investors in the natural gas and electric industries on transactional and regulatory issues.
Prior to entering private practice, Phil served as a trial attorney at FERC, representing the Office of Administrative Litigation. During this time, he served as lead counsel in a rate investigation under Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and as co-counsel in the hearing under Section 206 of the FPA on electric utility return on equity as part of the landmark Coakley/New England Transmission Owners proceeding.
Phil is a frequent speaker at natural gas and electric utility industry events and recently served on the board of directors of The Charitable Foundation of the Energy Bar Association.
Active in pro bono matters, Phil has served as a court-appointed special advocate in Washington DC. Outside of his practice, Phil enjoys gardening, running, and rooting for New England sports teams.