Laura Swett represents oil pipelines and electric power companies before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in a broad range of matters involving rates, market rules and regulation, cybersecurity, market manipulation, and wholesale power sales. She also advises clients on licensing and enforcement proceedings, and environmental regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining Steptoe, Laura served as senior legal and policy advisor to FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre, and then Commissioner Bernard McNamee. In these positions, she directed and advised on matters related to oil, wholesale electricity markets, nuclear energy, electric grid reliability, cybersecurity, enforcement, congressional relationships, and public engagement. Prior to serving as a commission advisor, Laura was a lawyer in the FERC Office of Enforcement, where she ran and supported matters through all stages, from their genesis through federal court litigation.
- District of Columbia
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Enforcement, 2010-2011
- J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 2011
- B.A., University of Virginia, 2007