Mr Mark Lewis > Bracewell LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Bracewell LLP
2001 M STREET, NW, SUITE 900
United States

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Mark Lewis, managing partner of the firm’s Washington, DC office, focuses his practice on oil and gas pipeline and related midstream, regulatory and transactional matters. His clients include oil and gas pipeline developers, owners, operators and investors; oil and gas producers and marketers; gas distributors; and large industrial energy consumers. He handles US and international oil and gas pipeline development projects with respect to project structuring, contracting and governmental approvals. He represents regulated pipelines, pipeline ownership interests regarding pipeline management issues, clients in transactions involving the acquisition of pipeline companies and pipeline assets, and developers of pipelines and other oil, gas and CO2 infrastructure. In his practice, Mark provides legal counsel in contract negotiations involving operating, transportation, and purchase and sale agreements. He also advises clients regarding regulatory aspects of project development, contract, tariff, rate and compliance matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and various state regulatory agencies.


J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center, 1990; B.S., magna cum laude, University of Maryland College Park, 1987

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United States > Industry focus > Energy regulation: oil and gas

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Mark LewisBracewell LLP

Bracewell LLP represents oil and gas pipeline and storage companies in contested proceedings at FERC and has ‘rare’ and ‘true regulatory experience in liquids Beyond FERC, the team represents clients in federal and appellate courts as well as in dual-track civil litigation and government investigations, with the June-2021 arrival of Anne M. Termine from Covington & Burling LLP strengthening the group’s offering in this area. Managing partner of the Washington DC office, Mark Lewis focuses on midstream commercial and regulatory matters, advising on the development of significant projects and day-to-day operations. Michael Brooks‘ practice, in turn, centres on CFTC work. The team has seen continued growth, most recently the July-2021 hire of former FERC attorney Rachael Marsh. All lawyers are based in Washington DC.