Practice Areas & Industries: Greenberg Traurig, LLP


Global Energy & Infrastructure Return to Practice Areas & Industries

Group Profile Lawyers in this Group Offices Locations for this Group

Practice/Industry Group Overview

Greenberg Traurig’s Global Energy & Infrastructure Practice brings together a multidisciplinary team of professionals from across the firm to assist clients with a broad range of national and international project finance and infrastructure development opportunities. The Global Energy & Infrastructure team advises energy companies, utilities, project developers, investors, regulators, government entities and other industry participants on key issues and challenges affecting their businesses.


Services Available

As a full-service international firm with offices across the nation and around the globe, Greenberg Traurig is well positioned to offer clients integrated legal representation in areas such as:

  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Project & Infrastructure Finance
  • Public Infrastructure
  • Public-Private Partnerships (P3)

Group Presentations
  Getting Granular: FERC Enforcement's Focus on Specific Trading Patterns, Houston, Texas, June 25, 2015
Articles Authored by Lawyers at this office:

FERC Clarifies Prohibition on Buy/Sell Arrangements
Gus Howard,Gregory K. Lawrence,Howard L. Nelson, October 28, 2015
At the request of Rice Energy Marketing LLC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), on Oct. 15, 2015, issued a Declaratory Order that clarified the extent to which releases of capacity to asset managers are exempt from FERC’s prohibition on buy/sell transactions. As clarified, the...

FERC ALJ Initial Decision Finds Manipulation in BP America, Inc., et al.
Gregory K. Lawrence, August 20, 2015
On May 15, 2014, FERC set a hearing to address whether BP violated FERC’s anti-manipulation rules and Section 4A of the NGA and to make certain factual findings regarding the application of the FERC’s Penalties Guidelines.1

FERC Assesses Penalties for Alleged No-Risk UTC Trading Against City Power and Its Founder
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres,Gregory K. Lawrence, August 05, 2015
Earlier this month, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an Order Assessing Civil Penalties against City Power Marketing, LLC (City Power) and its founder and sole owner, K. Stephen Tsingas[1] (collectively, Respondents) for violating section 222 of the Federal Power Act (FPA) and...

Performance Enhancement: FERC Approves Significant Restructuring of PJM’s Capacity Market
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres,Gregory K. Lawrence, June 26, 2015
On June 9, 2015, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) conditionally approved significant reforms to PJM’s capacity market, implementing the Capacity Performance Resource product, with PJM’s compliance filing due within 30 days.1 FERC found such reforms were necessary to...

Industry and States Legally Challenge Federal Hydraulic Fracturing Regulations
Laura E. Jones,Robert S. Thompson, June 16, 2015
States and industry organizations are seeking to invalidate a recent hydraulic fracturing rule promulgated by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (the Rule).1 The Rule will go into effect on June 24, 2015, and litigation has been filed by states and industry organizations to halt implementation of...

May 2015 Brings a Crop of FERC ‘Loophole’ Manipulation Civil Penalty Assessments
Francesca Ciliberti-Ayres,Gregory K. Lawrence, June 16, 2015
In May, two “loophole” penalty orders were issued regarding recent fraud and manipulation investigations conducted by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Office of Enforcement (OE), which are discussed below. What will June bring? To start, on June 3, the House of...