Kayla J. Grant

Kayla Grant is an experienced energy regulatory attorney with a strong interest in energy policy and regulation. Kayla capitalizes on her prior experience as an attorney advisor to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) administrative law judges to advocate for clients in regulatory and litigation matters before the FERC and public utilities commissions. Kayla counsels clients on issues related to FERC jurisdiction, rate recovery and design, electric utility tariffs, key energy agreements, and RTO/ISO markets. Kayla conducts due diligence in energy generation portfolio acquisitions throughout New England. She also guides clients through ISO-NE and state-level interconnection issues.

Prior to joining Pierce Atwood, Kayla represented rural electric cooperatives, municipally-owned utilities, and local distribution companies before the FERC in hearing and settlement proceedings concerning electric transmission and natural gas pipeline cost-of-service rates. While in law school, Kayla interned for a petroleum and natural gas exploration and production company as well as a company that provides midstream services to the energy industry.

Honors & Distinctions
  • Included in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers "Ones to Watch" for Energy Law and Administrative/Regulatory Law
Professional Activities
  • American Bar Association: Chair, Young Lawyers Division Environment, Energy & Resources Committee; Young Lawyers Division Liaison to the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
  • Energy Bar Association
  • Women's Council on Energy and the Environment
  • New England Women in Energy and the Environment
Publications
  • Co-author, "COVID-19 Cost Recovery: Best Practices for Utilities and Regulators," Public Utilities Fortnightly, December 2020
  • Contributing Author, American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review 2020, Energy Infrastructure, Siting, and Reliability Committee Report