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About Paul

Paul Wight represents energy companies, operators and developers, electric utilities and power marketers on litigation, regulatory, compliance and transactional matters. He has litigated high-profile market design and operations disputes before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and U.S. Courts of Appeal. Paul has experience in all areas of electric utility, power and transmission regulation. He has advised companies on wholesale power and transmission matters, Independent System Operator (ISO) and Regional Transmission Organization (RTO) tariff and market design, interconnection services and cross-jurisdictional matters involving various regulatory bodies. He has led favorable settlements, defense and reforms of capacity markets in New England and in the PJM region.

Paul advises clients with a wide range of matters under the Federal Power Act. In addition, he works with companies on designing and implementing compliance programs and trainings for corporate executives and employees.

The 2018 edition of Chambers USA recommends Paul in the USA – Nationwide Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation) category.

He is smart, efficient, writes well and most importantly has extremely good judgment.
Chambers Global, 2019

Credentials

Education

Columbia University School of Law,
J.D.
1997
Brigham Young University,
B.A.
1994
cum laude

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
New York

News

Insights

Insights

FERC Annual Enforcement Update

FERC Annual Enforcement Update On November 16, 2017, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or the “Commission”) released the Office of Enforcement’s (“OE”) annual report on enforcement activities (“ Annual Report ”) for fiscal year...

Barclays Market Manipulation Case Settles for $105 Million, What We Learned and What’s Next?

After more than four years of litigation in federal district court, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC” or the “Commission”) yesterday issued an order approving a $105 million settlement...

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

Chambers Global
Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation), 2019
Chambers USA
Nationwide Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation), 2015 - 2018
The Legal 500 United States
Energy Regulatory: Conventional Power, 2018 (Leading Lawyer, 2018); Energy Litigation: Conventional Power, 2018