Suzanne Clevenger > Vinson & Elkins LLP > Houston, United States > Lawyer Profile

Vinson & Elkins LLP
1001 FANNIN STREET
SUITE 2500
HOUSTON, TX 77002-6760
United States
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Work Department

Energy Regulation

Position

Partner

Career

Suzanne counsels clients with respect to regulated and unregulated midstream assets. Specifically, Suzanne focuses on FERC regulatory requirements and compliance with FERC regulations, including creation of regulatory compliance and internal audit programs, rate regulation of natural gas pipelines and storage companies, and regulatory requirements at FERC for developing liquids and natural gas pipelines.  Suzanne also works with clients on the negotiations of midstream agreements, including for service on interstate gas and liquids pipelines, gathering pipelines, processing facilities, storage terminal agreements, and agreements for the purchase and sale of commodities.

Lawyer Rankings

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

Vinson & Elkins LLP‘s energy regulatory practice is well known for representing companies in the natural gas and LNG sectors. The group’s ‘excellent attorneys’ advise on major infrastructure projects, handling the gamut of regulatory and related appellate work, as well as high-profile pipeline rate cases filed at FERC. Other areas of expertise include presidential permit applications, tariffs, abandonment, gas quality proceedings and audits. Based in Houston, practice co-head Jay Seegers represents clients in administrative litigation, with a particular focus on economic regulation while in Washington DC, fellow practice head Anita Wilson handles proceedings before all state and federal agencies. Clients praise the practice for being ‘best in their class‘, with Houston-based duo Damien Lyster and Suzanne Clevenger, and Washington DC-based Andrew Beach and John Decker all additional names to note.