Wendy N. Reed: Lawyer with Wright & Talisman, P.C.

Wendy N. Reed

President and Managing Shareholder
Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone(202) 393-1200

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Practice Areas

  • Electric Energy Regulation
    Contact InfoTelephone: (202) 393-1200
    Fax: 202-393-1240
    University Phi Beta Kappa, University of Virginia, B.A., distinction in History, 1989
    Law SchoolEditor-in-Chief, William & Mary Journal of Environmental Law., William & Mary School of Law, J.D., 1992
    AdmittedU.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia Circuit; Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit; Ms. Reed's practice is limited to matters and proceedings before federal courts and agencies. She is admitted only in Virginia.; U.S. Supreme Court. (Not admitted in District of Columbia)

    Professional Affiliations

    •American Bar Association

    •Energy Bar Association

    •Women's Council on Energy and the Environment


    Wendy Reed's practice concentrates on representing electric utility clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and federal courts. She is particularly focused on the representation of transmission owners in a variety of matters including transmission rates, tariffs, regional transmission organization (RTO) formation, and compliance.

    Ms. Reed has extensive experience counseling the MISO Transmission Owners on all regulatory issues. She also represents U.S. and Canadian entities on a wide range of electric regulatory matters.

    With over 20 years of experience, she has been consistently recognized by Chambers USA as a leader in her field and described as almost superhuman when it comes to managing a diverse group into a consistent regulatory position in their 2010 rankings. In the 2014 rankings, it was noted that “she represents her clients effectively and is very knowledgeable about the rights and obligations of utilities in organized markets.”

    Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Reed was an associate in the energy and administrative practices of a Washington, D.C. law firm. While in law school, she was editor-in-chief of the William & Mary Journal of Environmental Law.

    Chambers USA, Energy: Electricity, 2005-2014
    Chambers Global, Energy & Natural Resources 2014-2015

    Reported CasesRepresentative Experience: Representing through a successful prosecution before FERC, the U.S. Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court the MISO Transmission Owners in the redesign of transmission cost allocation to enable the reliable and economic delivery of energy in support of documented energy policy mandates. Representing the MISO Transmission Owners in the litigation of the financial obligations to other RTO members when a utility withdraws from an RTO. Representing and advising the MISO Transmission Owners on a wide variety of federal regulatory and compliance matters.
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    Office Information

    Wendy N. Reed

    1200 G Street, N.W., Suite 600
    WashingtonDC 20005-3802


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