Mr Andrew Stuyvenberg > Kirkland & Ellis LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

Kirkland & Ellis LLP
1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C., 20004
United States

Position

Drew Stuyvenberg is an energy regulatory associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Drew advises energy and financial industry clients in a variety of regulatory and transactional matters under the jurisdiction of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Department of Energy (DOE), state public utility commissions, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.

Drew has counseled clients in regional transmission organization tariff disputes, worked to secure FERC approval for mergers and acquisitions under Federal Power Act (FPA) section 203, advised on regulatory risks in natural gas and oil pipeline investments, counseled on Natural Gas Act (NGA) regulations and policies, supported electric rate proceedings under the FPA, and assisted clients in receiving natural gas and electric export authorizations. He has also provided nuclear regulatory counsel for mergers, acquisitions, and international trade matters.

Drew regularly provides advice regarding compliance with the FPA, the NGA, the Interstate Commerce Act, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, the Atomic Energy Act and agency implementing regulations under each statute.

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Industry focus > Energy regulation: conventional power

Praised for its ‘superior technical capabilities’, Kirkland & Ellis LLP represents a wide range of electricity market participants and individuals in FERC and CFTC enforcement proceedings and FERC audits. The group handles transaction and financing structures, renewable portfolio investments and acquisitions, and also advised clients in the aftermath of winter storm Uri. Key contacts at the firm include ‘standoutsBrooksany Barrowes and Andrew Stuyvenberg; the former has experience developing trading and corporate compliance programs; the latter has worked on significant financing and M&A projects. Robert Fleishman is an ‘intellectual and legal powerhouse’ with extensive expertise before the FERC, CFTC and other regulatory bodies.