Julia Wood’s practice focuses primarily on hydroelectric and electric power matters involving the Federal Power Act, Energy Policy Act of 2005, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Water Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, and other federal statutes affecting energy and water development.
American University, Washington College of Law
J.D., cum laude, 2003
B.A., magna cum laude, 1997
Phi Beta Kappa
American Bar Association
Vice Chair, Hydro Committee, 2010-present
Energy Bar Association
National Hydropower Association
Chair, Ocean, Tidal & New Technologies Council, 2012
Vice Chair, Ocean, Tidal & New Technologies Council, 2010-present
Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition
Women's Council on Energy and the Environment
U.S. Department of Justice
Honors Paralegal, Antitrust Division, 1997-1999
Julia's recent representations include:
- Serving as FERC counsel for relicensing hydroelectric projects in all areas of the country.
- Advising hydroelectric licensees on FERC compliance matters.
- Negotiating multi-party settlement agreements in FERC hydroelectric relicensing proceedings.
- Providing legal and strategic counsel to developers of hydrokinetic projects.
- Advising developers of offshore wind projects on energy regulatory and environmental matters.
- Assisting investment firms with regulatory due diligence on hydroelectric asset transactions.