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Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, Daniel Skees, Washington DC, USA

Daniel Skees

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J. Daniel Skees is an associate in Morgan Lewis's Energy Practice. Mr. Skees represents electric and gas utilities, as well as other industry participants, before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He has represented electric utilities in rate and tariff proceedings, enforcement matters, and reliability standard compliance and enforcement matters. Mr. Skees also advises clients on implementing Order No. 1000 transmission planning. Mr. Skees has also litigated appeals of FERC proceedings before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Mr. Skees’s practice includes advising electric industry participants subject to compliance with mandatory electric reliability standards, including those governing the cybersecurity and physical security of critical electric infrastructure. These representations include defending clients in enforcement proceedings, including enforcement proceedings brought by FERC, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and the Regional Entities charged with enforcing reliability standards. Related to his work on cybersecurity issues for electric utilities, Mr. Skees also advises owners and operators of critical electric infrastructure on implementing the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. For more information, view Mr. Skees’s biography at


Member, Energy Bar Association


Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, 2007, J.D., Magna Cum Laude; Pennsylvania State University, 2000, B.A., With High Distinction

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