With over 25 years of experience in energy law, Roxane offers clients advice on federal and state laws and regulations, as well as effective representation in litigation of complex Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) proceedings involving electric and natural gas matters.
Roxane has advised a diverse group of clients on FERC regulation of electric utility and transmission companies, natural gas pipelines, and LNG and hydroelectric facilities. She has worked with electric and natural gas utilities, electric generators (conventional, renewable, and hydroelectric fueled), investors in electric generating, utility, and natural gas facilities, major industrial gas users, large municipalities, federal power agencies, and interstate natural gas pipelines on a broad range of energy issues. These include:
- Rates and non-rate tariff terms and conditions of service
- Siting, construction, and certificate proceedings
- Regional Transmission Organizations’ and Independent System Operators’ stakeholder processes, tariffs, markets and dispute litigation
- Transactions and agreements
- Commodity markets
- Project finance and related FERC compliance
- Electric reliability investigations and compliance
- Environmental issues relating to FERC compliance
Roxane began her legal career as an attorney in the Office of General Counsel at FERC, where she held positions in the pipeline certificates and hydroelectric licensing sections. She spent more than 15 years in the energy practice of the D.C. offices of three law firms, in addition to serving as senior counsel at a major gas and electric utility company in the Northeast.
Roxane has represented pro bono clients in Social Security Administration claims and served as a non-partisan monitor of national, state, and local elections for the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law’s Election Protection project. She has also been an instructor and mentor for multicultural high school students in law classes and mock trial competitions in conjunction with Georgetown University Law Center.