1615 M Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
Phone: (202) 467-6370
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Since its founding in 1971, Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke, P.C., has provided a broad range of counseling, regulatory, litigation and legislative services to clients in every region of the country. The Firm's principal office is in Washington, D.C., and it maintains offices in Sacramento, California, and Syracuse, New York. The Firm's practice includes energy and utility law, oil and gas law, environmental law, communications law, municipal law, and intellectual property law. The Firm has attained a prominent and highly regarded position in these practice areas by developing innovative approaches and achieving precedent-setting results for its clients.
FERC NEWS - FERC CFTC SIGNED MOU
On January 2, 2014, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) to address circumstances of overlapping jurisdiction and to share information in connection with market surveillance and investigations into potential market manipulation, fraud or abuse. These MOUs were entered into pursuant to Section 720(a) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which required these two agencies to negotiate such procedures by January 2011. The two MOUs are available at the following links:
Jeffrey Genzer -- 2013 State Regulatory Practitioner Award Recipient
Jeffrey Genzer, Vice President of the firm, was honored on October 23, 2013, during the Energy Bar Association’s (EBA) Mid-Year Meeting and Conference, with the State Regulatory Practitioner Award. This award recognizes innovation and superior advocacy by members of the state utility regulatory bar. Jeff has represented numerous clients before state regulatory commissions since the 1980's. He is the long-time General Counsel to the National Association of State Energy Officials and his representation in state proceedings spans from New York to Hawaii. Prior to joining DWGP, Jeff served as Staff Counsel to the Committee on Energy and Environment of the National Governors Association.
Best Energy Law Lawyer
Congratulations to Donald Clarke who was recently listed as “Best Lawyer” for Energy Law in the 2014 edition of “Washington, D.C & Baltimore’s Best Lawyers,” a Peer-Review legal publication. Mr. Clarke has over 30 years of legal experience in the areas of hydropower development licensing and compliance.
Peter Scanlon – Presenter at the American Public Power Association (APPA) Legal Conference and the National Association of State Utility Consumer Advocates (NASUCA)
Peter Scanlon presented a paper at the 2013 APPA Legal Conference in October of 2013. The presentation explored the enforcement powers of the Commodities Futures Trading Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the overlapping jurisdictional reach of the two agencies.