Firm News and Announcements
The Board of Directors of the Foundation of the Energy Law Journal (“FELJ”) has elected DWGP Shareholder Jason T. Gray as the new Business Manager of the Energy Law Journal. As Business Manager, Gray will lead efforts to ensure the financial health and well-being of the Foundation and Journal. Since its first publication in May 1980, the Energy Law Journal has become a preeminent energy publication, providing thought-provoking and deeply researched articles by practitioners, internationally known academics, federal judges, high ranking government officials and members of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
On May 24, 2018, Jeff Genzer spoke at the inaugural Wisconsin Energy Innovation Summit in Madison, Wisconsin. Jeff’s speech was entitled “The Federal Perspective and a State’s Role in Energy Planning, Policy and Programs.” He offered insights about changes in energy and electricity policy in Washington, D.C., as well as the changing role of the states and the federal government. Jeff also provided an update on federal spending for a variety of energy programs. Finally, he described energy planning approaches in the states and territories.
If you want more information, please contact Jeff Genzer.
Derek Dyson (EBA President 2011-2012) congratulates Matthew Rudolphi (EBA President 2018-2019)
The Energy Bar Association (EBA) has elected DWGP Shareholder Matthew R. Rudolphi as the new President of its 2018-2019 Board of Directors at EBA’s Annual Meeting & Conference, held this year on May 8, 2018.
The Energy Bar Association is the "pre-eminent provider of educational programming, networking opportunities, and information resources in the energy law sector", said Rudolphi, who practices energy law as a Shareholder with the firm. “To be chosen to lead this prestigious organization is a distinct honor. I look forward to working with our dedicated board, staff and member volunteers to improve value for EBA’s geographically diverse membership, optimize how members join and maintain the association, enhance EBA programming content value and accessibility, and expand EBA participation and leadership opportunities. I hope to build on the advances made by my predecessors toward making EBA a more diverse and inclusive association, encouraging members to take on a renewed level of engagement in the association, and challenging them to become Ambassadors for our association”.
We look forward on seeing the many accomplishments Matt will achieve this year as the President of EBA.
Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, P.C., attorneys Sean M. Neal and Matthew R. Rudolphi attended the Energy Bar Association Western Chapter meeting held in San Francisco, February 22 and 23rd. Joining Sean and Matt was 2017 DWGP law clerk Lauren Perkins. Matt, in his capacity as President-Elect of the EBA board, opened the meeting with an address discussing the national board’s goals for the next year. Other presentations made during the meeting covered significant issues impacting the West. The meeting also provided an opportunity to reconnect with colleagues, including CPUC attorneys Traci L. Bone and Leuwam Tesfi, pictured here with Sean, Matt and Lauren.
On February 22nd, Bob Weinberg was presented with the ‘Miracle Mile’ Award by Allegheny Electric Cooperative. Frank Betley, the CEO of Allegheny, and Dave Dulick, Allegheny’s General Counsel, came to Washington, D.C. to present Bob with the award. The award recognizes Bob’s 43+ years of service to Allegheny and its members.
On March 12 and 13, 2018, attorneys from Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, P.C. led seminars hosted by the EUCI entitled FERC Electricity 101 and FERC Compliance and Enforcement in Portland, Oregon. In these comprehensive seminars, Peter Scanlon, Kristen Connolly McCullough, and former DWGP associate Tyler Mansholt discussed the evolution of FERC’s impact on the electric power industry, the substantive requirements with which utilities, and other participants in electricity markets, must comply, including NERC Reliability Standards, and how future requirements may change the shape of the energy landscape. The seminars were intended for participants with a wide-range of energy experience that have an interest in the growing importance of FERC regulation. For further information on the FERC Electricity 101 and FERC Compliance and Enforcement presentations, please contact us.