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Stephen Hug Named Energy and Natural Resources Finalist at IFLR Rising Stars Awards Americas

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WASHINGTON, DC — IFLR1000 has shortlisted Stephen J. Hug, an energy regulatory partner in Bracewell LLP’s Washington, DC office, as a finalist in the energy and natural resources category at the Rising Stars Awards Americas. Winners will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony on January 28.

Hug represents clients in matters related to federal and state regulatory policies, regulations and rules applicable to the electric and renewable power industries. He has experience with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Federal Power Act (FPA), including FERC enforcement and compliance, wholesale power trading, centralized energy and capacity markets, transmission and interconnection matters and representation of utilities in contested proceedings before FERC. He also has experience with state regulatory matters, state net metering programs, interconnection issues and retail choice programs. 

Hug also regularly represents renewable developers, energy storage companies, and other clients in negotiating commercial agreements related to the sale of energy, capacity, and renewable energy certificates as well as agreements providing for the use of energy storage resources to defer the need for transmission and distribution upgrades.

The Rising Stars Awards provide law and professional services firms across North and Latin America the recognition they deserve for the efforts and achievements of their rising star lawyers, under the age of 40.