Cheryl Foley represents utilities, independent power producers, marketers, governmental entities, developers, and electric power and natural gas market participants in utility regulatory matters. She provides advice in administrative litigation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and in appeals of FERC orders in federal appeals courts.
Cheryl’s deep understanding of diverse issues in the energy industry stems from her roles as counsel for various energy companies and committees. She previously served as general counsel of a major US electric and gas utility company and as president of its international energy development group. Her experience also includes energy deregulation and privatization, and overseeing mergers, acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures, federal and state regulatory, litigation and energy project development worldwide. Cheryl was previously the vice president and general counsel of a major interstate pipeline company. As consultant on behalf of a power company, she negotiated the establishment of a new technology and energy infrastructure investment company. Cheryl has served on the legal committees of the Electric Edison Institute, the American Gas Association and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America.
Publications and Speeches
Co-Author, Chapter 1, “The U.S. Energy Industry,” Energy Law & Transactions, 2013.