Terence T. Healey

Special Counsel
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 862 2335

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Practice Areas

  • Business Fraud & White Collar Defense
  • Corporate
  • Distressed Energy
  • Energy & Commodities
  • Energy & Commodities Investigations
  • Energy & Commodities Regulation & Compliance
  • Energy & Commodities Transactions
  • Government & Internal Investigations and Defense
  • Litigation
  • Renewables
University Trinity College, B.A., 1995; Trinity College, M.A., 1997
Law SchoolNortheastern University School of Law, J.D., 2001
Admitted2001, Massachusetts. (Not admitted in District of Columbia)

Terence T. Healey focuses his practice on federal and state energy regulatory proceedings, transactional issues, negotiations, and governmental affairs and agency litigation. He also advises on energy and energy-related transactions.

His experience includes counseling clients on regional transmission tariffs, power purchases and sale agreements, interregional coordination, congestion management, and the design and operation of wholesale markets for energy, capacity and ancillary services. He also has represented numerous clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) with respect to all facets of the wholesale power and natural gas markets, including: the formation and redesign of wholesale electricity markets, capacity market development, merger proceedings, including public utility security dispositions and acquisitions, compliance matters, investigations and regulatory litigation. Terence has also advised a variety of domestic and international financial institutions, hedge funds and lenders on various Public Utility Holding Company Act 2005 issues and the restructuring and acquisition of debt and equity in multiple distressed generation companies throughout the United States.

Prior to joining Cadwalader, Terence was in private practice focusing on regulatory and commercial issues in the area of public utility and energy law. In 1999, Terence was a judicial intern for the Honorable George O'Toole of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts, and, in 2000, he served as an intern for the Honorable Walter J. Skinner of the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts.

Terence received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, and his M.A. and B.A. from Trinity College. A member of the Energy Bar Association, he is admitted to practice in Massachusetts.

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News Releases

•Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014
Jun 27, 2014

•Cadwalader Recognized for Excellence at 2013 Commodity Business Awards
Nov 21, 2013

•Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US
Oct 25, 2013

•Cadwalader Further Strengthens Energy and Commodities Practice
Feb 02, 2011


•Cadwalader Recognized Among Leading Firms in The Legal 500 US 2014
Jun 27, 2014

•Cadwalader Recognized for Excellence at 2013 Commodity Business Awards
Nov 21, 2013

•Cadwalader Recognized in 2013 Edition of The Legal 500 US
Oct 25, 2013


Clients Friends Memos

•FERC Versus State Authorities: Supreme Court Agrees to Review ONEOK v. Learjet
Jul 08, 2014

•FERC Orders Evidentiary Hearing for Alleged Market Manipulation by BP
May 19, 2014

•FERC Enforcement Director Calls for Legislative Fix to Address Hunter Decision
Jan 24, 2014

•FERC and CFTC Reach Agreement on Information Sharing and Jurisdiction
Jan 07, 2014

•2013 FERC Report Confirms Increased Enforcement Activity
Dec 09, 2013

•FERC Commissioners Receive ISO/RTO Gas-Electric Coordination Reports at Open Meeting, Significant Issues Remain
May 20, 2013

•CFTC Issues Final Exemption Order for RTO/ISO Transactions
Apr 03, 2013

•FERC Grants CAISO Declaratory Order Request and Accepts Reliability Must-Run Agreement
Jan 10, 2013

•First Ever Admission of Violation in FERC Manipulation Action
Nov 20, 2012

•U.S. District Court Denies Dismissal of Constitutional Challenge to Maryland Public Service Commission Orders
Aug 09, 2012

•FERC Issues Orders on MISO Net Zero Interconnection Service
Apr 13, 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

•FERC Orders Trader to Pay $30 Million for Market Manipulation
Apr 22, 2011


•FERC Enforcement: The Pit and the Pendulum
Apr 01, 2013

•Energy Commodities: The Netherworld Between FERC and CFTC Jurisdiction
Mar 01, 2013

•FERC Regulatory Considerations Associated with Energy Investments
Feb 10, 2012

•FERC Orders Trader To Pay $30 Million For Market Manipulation
Dec 09, 2011


•FERC Enforcement 2.0: A Timely Roundtable Discussion
May 21, 2014

•ERCOT Market Summit 2014
Feb 24, 2014

•2013 Energy & Commodities Conference
Oct 10, 2013


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Gloves Are Off: FERC Issues Public Notice of Alleged Violations in Powhatan Investigation
Terence T. Healey,Gregory K. Lawrence,Christopher J. Polito, August 14, 2014
On August 5, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued a public Staff Notice of Alleged Violations ("NAV") regarding alleged manipulative Up To Congestion trading by Powhatan Energy Fund (Powhatan) in the PJM energy market. The NAV states that FERC’s...

FERC Versus State Authorities: Supreme Court Agrees to Review ONEOK v. Learjet
Terence T. Healey,Kenneth W. Irvin,Natalie Mitchell,Christopher J. Polito, July 15, 2014
On July 1, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition to hear an appeal by several companies contending that antitrust claims filed against them under state law over alleged manipulation of gas prices during the western energy crisis from 2000 to 2002 were precluded by the Natural Gas Act...

FERC Orders Evidentiary Hearing for Alleged Market Manipulation by BP
Doron F. Ezickson,Terence T. Healey,Kenneth W. Irvin,Gregory K. Lawrence,Paul J. Pantano, May 29, 2014
On May 15, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued an order setting an evidentiary hearing before an administrative law judge (ALJ) to determine whether BP America Inc., BP Corporation North America Inc., BP America Production Company, and BP Energy Company (collectively, BP)...
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Terence T. Healey

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