Randy counsels and represents utilities, trade associations, state and local governmental bodies, financial institutions, and consumer representatives in matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and in related litigation covering such issues as electricity markets, regional transmission organization tariffs, transmission access and rates, wholesale power contracts, renewable energy, utility mergers and acquisitions, and utility bankruptcies.
Randy also helps clients address compliance matters involving the Federal Power Act, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s reliability standards for the bulk electric system, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s rules implementing the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Randy also has extensive appellate litigation experience, having briefed and argued appeals of complex FERC electricity regulatory matters in numerous federal courts of appeals.
Randy previously served as FERC regulatory counsel at the American Public Power Association and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Earlier in his career, he served as an attorney in the Office of the Solicitor at the FERC, handling appellate litigation in the federal courts of appeals and the Supreme Court.