Sarah Tucker

Associate
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 862 2396

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Derivatives & Structured Products
  • Energy & Commodities
  • Energy & Commodities Investigations
  • Energy & Commodities Regulation & Compliance
  • Energy & Commodities Transactions
  • Litigation
  • OTC Derivatives
  • Renewables
  • Structured Products
 
University Harvard College, B.A., cum laude, 2005
 
Law SchoolColumbia Law School, J.D., 2010
 
Admitted2012, New York; California. (Not admitted in District of Columbia)
 
Biography

Sarah Tucker focuses her practice on representing financial institutions, energy and commodity companies, and trade associations in a variety of transactional, regulatory, and risk management matters. She advises clients in structuring, analyzing, and negotiating physical and financial commodity-related agreements including long-term full requirements wholesale energy services and supply contracts, electricity and natural gas purchase and sale agreements, energy management agreements, netting agreements, asset management agreements, commodity hedge agreements, and standardized industry agreements, such as ISDAs, EEIs and NAESBs.

She also advises clients on regulatory compliance and documentation issues related to structured commodity and derivatives transactions, including advising clients with respect to compliance with the Dodd-Frank Protocol published by the ISDA, and other matters related to documenting transactions in conformance with the Dodd-Frank Act. In addition, Sarah has represented clients involved in government investigations conducted by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Sarah is the Vice-Chair of the Energy Bar Association's International Energy Law and Transactions Committee for 2013-2014. She received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her B.A. from Harvard College. She is admitted to practice in New York and California.

News

News Releases

Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer

Sep 19, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized for Excellence at 2013 Commodity Business Awards

Nov 21, 2013

Recognition

Cadwalader Named 2014 Americas Derivatives Law Firm of the Year; Ray Shirazi Recognized as Top Derivatives Lawyer

Sep 19, 2014

Cadwalader Recognized for Excellence at 2013 Commodity Business Awards

Nov 21, 2013

Resources

Clients & Friends Memos

Significant Upwind Impact: The Supreme Court Upholds Cross-State Air Pollution Rule

May 09, 2014

Fifth Circuit Finds that an Electricity Requirements Contract Is a Forward Contract Exempt from Bankruptcy Code's Avoidance Powers

Oct 11, 2012

FERC Finds More Credible a Postage Stamp New Transmission Cost Allocation for PJM

Apr 09, 2012

Duke-Progress Merger Delayed by FERC Ruling; Implementing Tariffs Also Rejected Without Prejudice

Dec 19, 2011

First Time for Everything: Finding Unduly Discriminatory Treatment of Wind Generators and Compelling Circumstances, FERC Exercises Its Section 211A Authority to Order BPA to Change Its Ways

Dec 13, 2011

Montana Consumer Counsel v. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

Oct 25, 2011

Events

2013 Energy & Commodities Conference

Oct 10, 2013

 
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Significant Upwind Impact: The Supreme Court Upholds Cross-State Air Pollution Rule
Sohair A. Aguirre,Athena Velie Eastwood,Kenneth W. Irvin,Gregory K. Lawrence,Sarah Tucker, May 15, 2014
On Tuesday, April 29, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (“EPA”) Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (“CSAPR”). EPA v. EME Homer City Generation, L.P., No. 12-1182. In a 6-2 decision, the majority held that: (1) the Clean Air Act...
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Sarah Tucker

700 Sixth Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20001




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