Brian O'Neill has practiced in the energy area for more than 35 years. He primarily represents natural gas, oil, and LNG companies, pipelines, and electric utilities on regulatory matters before the Department of Energy, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and federal courts. He also advises clients with respect to corporate and commercial matters and on energy privatization and energy acquisition and supply. He has litigated regulatory proceedings involving complex ratemaking issues, new multimillion-dollar construction projects, and transportation, transmission, and supply contract matters.
Recent matters he has handled include the preparation and prosecution of pipeline certificate proceedings at FERC, preparation of precedent and transportation agreements for new pipeline lateral projects, pipeline rate case preparation, and regulatory due diligence for an LNG export project.
Florida State University College of Law
Phi Alpha Delta
Florida State University
"Best Lawyers in America" by Best Lawyers
Oil and Gas, 2006-2017
Energy: Oil and Gas, 2005-2016
Energy - Regulatory 2014
Legal Times' "Leading Energy Lawyer in Washington, D.C."
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
American Bar Association
Chairman, Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law Section
Council Member, Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Law Section
Committee on Natural Gas Law
American Bar Foundation Fellow
Energy Bar Association
Chairman; Committee on Natural Gas Regulations
Energy Law Journal
Member, Editorial Board