Kelsey Bagot's practice focuses on federal regulatory law as it pertains to the energy industry, and particularly on the regulatory implications of commercial transactions and investments in energy infrastructure. Prior to joining Van Ness Feldman, Kelsey was a Trial Attorney at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), where she represented FERC’s Office of Administrative Litigation in settlement and hearing in administrative litigation concerning complex electric, natural gas, and oil pipeline matters. At FERC’s Office of Administrative Litigation, Kelsey assisted in the litigation of several electric and oil pipeline rate cases and complaints before administrative law judges at FERC, filed testimony and motions, drafted pre- and post-hearing briefs, prepared witnesses for cross-examination, conducted cross-examination of witnesses, and participated in depositions. Kelsey also previously interned at FERC’s Office of Enforcement.
While at Harvard Law School, Kelsey served as a managing editor on the Harvard Environmental Law Review and co-taught an undergraduate course at Boston College on Environmental Law and Policy.
Harvard Law School
B.A., summa cum laude, 2011
Merit Award, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, March 2015 & August 2015
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Trial Attorney, Office of Administrative Litigation, 2014-2016
Intern, Office of Enforcement, 2013
California Department of Justice, Office of the Attorney General, Natural Resources, Environment & Land Use Division
Law Clerk, 2012