Rob regularly represents clients in a variety of wholesale and retail energy trading matters, including negotiation of energy trading documentation (International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), Edison Electric Institute (EEI), North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) and Western System Power Pool (WSPP) master agreements), physical and financial trade documentation, energy management agreements, and other agreements related to power production and energy trading.
Rob also provides legal counsel to clients in a variety of federal and state regulatory matters, including issues arising under the Federal Power Act, the Public Utility Holding Company Act, the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act and the Commodity Exchange Act as amended by the Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.
Negotiated a power purchase agreement and related agreements to enable a consumer products company to purchase all of its energy needs from green power sources
Served as in-house counsel for the energy trading and marketing affiliate of one of the largest privately held financial institutions in the world, and focused on a variety of matters, including negotiating all domestic, European and United Kingdom energy trading documentation for electricity, natural gas, weather and derivatives products, and overseeing Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), energy market, regional transmission organization (RTO) and reliability compliance
Represented a variety of energy companies and other industry participants on a number of regulatory and transactional matters, including merger and acquisition transactions, electric transmission issues, market-based rate authorizations and compliance matters, and hydroelectric project licensing and compliance matters under Part I of the Federal Power Act
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