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McDermott Will & Emery LLP
WASHINGTON, DC 20001-1531
United States
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Partner Neil L. Levy focuses his practice on energy-related regulatory and transactional matters. He represents independent power producers, electric power and natural gas marketers, merchant transmission developers, interstate pipelines and local distribution companies before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state public utility commissions and the courts of appeal. Neil regularly represents private equity clients in merger and acquisition transactions in the energy sector. He also focuses on representing clients in energy-related investigations and audits before FERC and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Neil advises clients in regulatory, administrative litigation and transactional issues arising under the Federal Power Act, the Natural Gas Act, the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 2005, the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978.

In addition, he assists clients with drafting and negotiating electric power and natural gas supply contracts, electric and natural gas interconnection agreements, transmission service agreements, and capacity release agreements.

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Previously, Neil served as trial attorney and attorney-advisor in FERC’s Office of General Counsel.

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United States > Energy > Energy regulation: electric power

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Neil LevyMcDermott Will & Emery LLP

McDermott Will & Emery LLP has an electric regulatory practice in Washington, DC known for representing independent power producers and other power companies in FERC and appellate capabilities. The team provide counselling and representation on energy regulatory, reliability, markets, transmission, interconnection, and compliance matters, including electric matters under the Federal Power Act. Neil Levy  is recognized as having developed a strong independent power producer practice, and he routinely assists clients with a wide-range of issues around markets, transmission and interconnection access. David Tewksbury has over 35 years of experience advising major industry players on issues arising under federal and state laws, and was involved in the matter of EPSA and Others, where the firm filed and prosecuted a complaint to FERC that led to significant expansion of mitigation rules for the PJM Interconnection. Stephanie Lim stands out for her experienced practice representing and advising independent power producers, power marketers and trade associations.