Suzanne Keppeler McBride

Of Counsel

1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007

Electric

  • Representing multi-state public utility clients in obtaining federal regulatory approvals of mergers and acquisitions of assets.
  • Successfully litigating complaint proceedings before the FERC on behalf of electric utility clients.
  • Representing various public utility clients in stated and formula transmission rate case proceedings before the FERC.
  • Representing various public utilities before the FERC to obtain and maintain the authority to sell electricity at market-based rates.
  • Advising various regulated companies on the preparation of internal compliance programs to meet mandatory reliability standards, standards of conduct, affiliate restrictions and open access transmission requirements.
  • Defending and regularly advising regulated companies in audit, investigation and enforcement proceedings regarding market-based rate authority, open access transmission tariff administration, market manipulation and reliability standard compliance.

Natural Gas

  • Representing natural gas pipeline companies in NGA section 7 application proceedings before the FERC.
  • Litigating and negotiating settlements in natural gas rate case and complaint proceedings at the FERC.
  • Providing advice and training on natural gas federal regulatory compliance and jurisdictional matters.

Oil

  • Representing oil pipelines in ICA ratemaking proceedings.
  • Representing oil pipelines on commercial and regulatory matters for new projects.