Daniel W. Nugent

  • Associate at Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP (436 Attorneys)
  • 700 Sixth Street NW, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001-3980
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Daniel Nugent advises electric utilities, gas companies and power marketers on energy regulatory and enforcement matters, including ratemaking proceedings and compliance with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) rules, regulations and policies.

He also counsels clients on an array of energy transactions, including transmission service agreements and mergers and acquisitions, as well as environmental matters, including Environmental Protection Agency enforcement and compliance issues.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Daniel served as a trial attorney with the FERC. There, he served as lead attorney and otherwise litigated various electric, natural gas and oil matters involving ISO/RTO tariff administration, hydropower licenses, transmission abandonment, FERC Interstate Commerce Act jurisdiction and California Energy Crisis remand proceedings.

Daniel is admitted to the Massachusetts State Bar and the New York State Bar. He has submitted his application to the District of Columbia Bar. His work is supervised by District of Columbia Bar members.


Legal Alerts

Legal Alert: FERC to examine electric, gas and oil return on equity policies (March 26, 2019)
On March 21, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“Commission” or FERC) issued a notice of inquiry (NOI) seeking industry comments regarding the modification and application of its current rate ...

Legal Alert: FERC orders natural gas pipelines to address federal income tax changes (July 24, 2018)
On July 18, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued orders (i) adopting procedures to implement the federal corporate income tax rate reduction in natural gas pipeline rates, and (ii) ...


FERC moves to limit acquisitions requiring preapproval - summary and key takeaways (December 19, 2018)
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) Energy Network
Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorneys Daniel Nugent and Brian Plunkett present “FERC moves to limit acquisitions requiring preapproval - summary and key takeaways,” a Legal Quick Hit hosted by the ACC ...

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Electric Cooperatives
  • Electric and Gas Utilities
  • Energy Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Natural Gas
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Renewable & Alternative Energy

Education & Credentials

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University Attended:
University of Delaware, B.A.
Law School Attended:
Vermont Law School, J.D., cum laude
Year of First Admission:
2015, Massachusetts; 2017, New York; Not admitted in District of Columbia

Professional Activities

Member, FERC Practice Committee, Energy Bar Association
Member and Vice Chair, Young Lawyers Committee, Energy Bar Association


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