- Environmental & Commodities
- Energy & Commodities Derivatives
- Energy Mergers & Acquisitions
- Policy & Government Affairs
- Regulatory & Compliance
- Commodities Enforcement & Investigations
- Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
- 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
FERC Proposes Expansive "Connected Entity" Reporting Requirement
Paul F. Forshay,Daniel E. Frank,Meghan R. Gruebner,Catherine M. Krupka,R. Michael Sweeney, October 16, 2015
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has proposed requiring the operators of centralized wholesale power markets to collect and provide to FERC a broad range of market participant data, including (i) each market participant’s “Legal Entity Identifier” (LEI), which is a...
FERC Five-Year Review of Oil Pipeline Rate Indexation
Jacob Dweck,Paul F. Forshay,Meghan R. Gruebner, August 5, 2015
On June 30, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a Notice of Inquiry (NOI) that proposed an adjustment to the annual indexation formula for oil pipeline rates. The NOI sought comments on a proposed indexation range between the producer price index for finished goods (PPI-FG) +...
FERC Issues Policy Statement On Natural Gas Pipeline Modernization Cost Recovery
Paul F. Forshay,Meghan R. Gruebner,Michael A. Stosser,Ryan R. Weiss, April 23, 2015
All On April 16, 2015, FERC issued a Policy Statement in Cost Recovery Mechanisms for Modernization of Natural Gas Facilities, Docket No. PL15-1-000, 151 FERC ¶ 61,047 (2015). Effective October 1, 2015, the Policy Statement permits interstate natural gas pipelines to seek implementation of...
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