Hunter Hodges' practice focuses primarily on electric utility law. Hunter has represented electric utilities and their affiliates before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in cases involving wholesale market rules in organized (RTO) markets, market manipulation, market-based rates, mergers and acquisitions, transmission pricing and rate design, wholesale power sales, contract disputes, and the Commission’s refund authority.
Hunter's electric utility practice includes representing utilities before federal courts of appeals and district courts. In addition, Hunter counsels electric industry clients on regulatory issues, including restructuring, market manipulation, and issues involving the intersection of federal and state authority.
- District of Columbia
- J.D., New York University School of Law, 2004
- A.B., Georgetown University, 2001, cum laude
- Represents and advises electric generators in connection with market power mitigation rules in RTO energy and capacity markets.
- Represented a utility before federal district courts, and in related FERC proceedings, in constitutional litigation concerning state programs to subsidize new generation.
- Represents a California utility in litigation before the FERC and two US Courts of Appeals, arising from the California electricity crisis.
- Represents a utility in connection with retail and wholesale regulatory restructuring related to emerging technologies and state policies.
- Represents and advises energy traders in connection with RTO market rules and transactions, including matters involving financial electric trading.
News & Publications
Energy Law Report
July 10, 2019
March 22, 2019
September 1, 2017
Legal 500 US, Industry Focus: Energy Regulation: Conventional Power (2019)