- Energy, Environmental & Commodities
- Energy & Commodities Derivatives
- Energy Mergers & Acquisitions
- Policy & Government Affairs
- Regulatory & Compliance
- Government Enforcement & Investigations
- Natural Gas
- Derivatives & Structured Products
|Contact Info||Telephone: 202.383.0933|
|University ||University of Michigan, B.A., with high honors James B. Angell Scholar, University Honors for Academic Excellence|
|Law School||University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., with distinction Editor, Journal of Corporation Law|
|Admitted||2008, Illinois; District of Columbia|
Member, Energy Bar Association
Meghan Gruebner counsels clients on investment and trading in commodity derivatives, including compliance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, Commodity Exchange Act, and regulations issued thereunder by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). She also represents clients on energy regulatory, compliance, and enforcement matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Department of Energy (DOE).
Before joining Sutherland, Meghan worked as an energy associate at a Washington, D.C. law firm. She also served as attorney adviser to the Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) at FERC. While there, she supported these judges in an array of electric, oil pipeline and natural gas administrative hearing and settlement proceedings involving issues under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, and Interstate Commerce Act. Her work included analyzing transmission and market structures of the electric power industry and interstate natural gas and oil pipeline rates and terms and conditions of service.
Meghan is a member of Sutherland's Derivatives, Oil and Gas Pipeline, Electric, and Electric Reliability practice groups.
Awards and Rankings
Recipient, Van Oosterhout Moot Court Best Brief Award, The University of Iowa, College of Law
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
CFTC Affords Market Participants a “Second Bite” at the Swap Recordkeeping and Reporting Rules
James M. Cain,Meghan R. Gruebner,Alexander S. Holtan,Meltem F. Kodaman,Raymond A. Ramirez, April 4, 2014
Last month, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued a request for public comment on its swap data recordkeeping and reporting requirements under Part 45 of its regulations. The CFTC adopted Part 45 in 2012 pursuant to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act...
FERC Issues a NOPR Reforming Gas Day and Two Orders to Improve Natural Gas - Electric Generation Industry Coordination
Paul F. Forshay,Daniel E. Frank,Meghan R. Gruebner,Jennifer J.K. Herbert,Catherine M. Krupka, March 28, 2014
On March 20, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR)1 and two separate, but related, Orders2 to improve the coordination of scheduling natural gas pipeline capacity to meet increasing demand from gas-powered electricity markets....
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