Washington, DC

900 17th Street N.W. #350
Washington, DC 20006

Whether faced with a difficult energy industry transactional or regulatory issue, or the newest commodity trading rules implementing Dodd-Frank, the attorneys in our Washington, DC office are poised to help. Our experienced energy team is expert in helping companies navigate the many federal and state agencies that affect energy companies, including the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Department of Energy (DOE), the Department of Transportation's Pipeline Safety and Hazardous Materials Administration (PHMSA), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), state regulatory commissions, and others.

We also have extensive experience working with international financial institutions and development agencies on all types of energy issues. We routinely translate our expertise in energy market restructuring, regulation, and project finance to projects in Central and Eastern Europe, Central and South Asia, North Africa and elsewhere around the globe.


Financial Marketers Coalition (FMC)

Our Energy attorneys have formed a trade group that represents the wholesale power marketing industry in Washington, DC and before all of the ISOs and RTOs.


We're Hot!

Pierce Atwood is the ONLY New England-based law firm named to The National Law Journal's "Midsize Hot List” FOUR years in a row.



Addressing Climate Change

We are working with Central and Eastern Europe to address climate change.



Energy Efficient Office Space

Our Washington office is located in The Farragut Building, which was recently mentioned as one of the most energy efficient private buildings in DC and it made the top ten list of office buildings with the fewest greenhouse gas emissions.



Renewable and Gas-Fire Electricity Generators


We represent renewable and gas-fire electricity generators on interconnection related issues, contracts and in FERC proceedings.

Additional Information

Related Practices
  • Energy
  • Banking & Financial Services
Industry Expertise
  • Energy, Utilities &Renewables
  • Banking & Financial Services
Representative Clients
  • Algonquin Power & Utilities Company
  • City Power Marketing

  • Cobalt Capital Management LLC

  • Delaware City Refining Company LLC
  • Enbridge Marketing (U.S.) L.P.
  • European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Great Bay Energy

  • Indeck Energy Services, Inc.

  • Independent Oil & Gas Assoc. of WV
  • MAG Energy Solutions

  • Mercados EMI

  • Mitsui & CO. Commodities Risk Management

  • Monterey Enterprises

  • Red Wolf Energy

  • SECO Enterprises

  • Solios Power, LLC

  • Tetra Tech E.S.
  • The Financial Marketers Coalition
  • Tidal Energy Marketing (U.S.) LLC
  • Tower Research Capital, LLC

  • Twin Cities Power

  • Unitil Service Corp.
  • Winrock International

  • XO Energy Companies
Professional & Civic Activities

Our DC attorneys are well known and highly respected in the energy and financial services fields.  Many are nationally recognized with rankings of AV® Preeminent™ lawyers by Martindale-Hubbell, national leader by Chambers USA, or as Groundbreaking Lawyer of Year by Public Utilities Fortnightly. Currently, several of our DC lawyers serve as Energy Bar Association Committee Chairs and Board Members. We are also very involved with a number of professional and civic organizations including:

  • DC Bar Association
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs
  • Charitable Foundation of the Energy Bar Association
  • Covenant House