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Jason T. Gray

Education

  • Washburn University School of Law, JD 2006
  • University of Kansas, BGS 2003 (History)
  • University of Kansas, BGS 2003 (Geography)

Bar Admission

  • District of Columbia
  • Kansas
  • United States District Court for the District of Kansas
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Honors

  • Dean's Honors, 2006
  • Delano E. Lewis Scholarship Recipient, 2005
  • William H. Kurtis Entertainment and Media Law Scholarship Recipient, 2004
  • Outstanding Junior in U.S. History, 2002

Experience

Mr. Gray’s practice concentrates on energy law and the regulation of public utilities. Within these core practice areas, he regularly represents or advises a wide range of clients with matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the District of Columbia Public Service Commission, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, the New York Public Service Commission, and a variety of state courts. Mr. Gray has particular experience in utility-related litigation, as demonstrated by his active involvement in nine evidentiary hearings before FERC, state public utility commissions, or state courts since 2010. He also regularly advises clients with respect to rulemaking proceedings, renewable energy policy, legislation, compliance and enforcement matters, stakeholder processes, formal and informal settlement negotiations, transactional matters, Regional Transmission Organization/Independent System Operator matters, and the development of energy projects. In addition, Mr. Gray frequently represents or advises clients with respect to appeals before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2008, Mr. Gray served as Assistant General Counsel and Litigation Counsel to the Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC). While at the KCC, Mr. Gray’s responsibilities included representing the KCC before FERC, advising the KCC’s representative to the Southwest Power Pool’s Regional State Committee, appearing on behalf of the KCC before the Kansas Legislature, representing the KCC in various Kansas district courts, and assisting with appeals to the Kansas Court of Appeals. Mr. Gray also represented the KCC’s technical staff in regulatory proceedings involving enforcement matters, electric utilities, local distribution companies, water utilities, motor carriers, and intrastate pipelines. Mr. Gray gained experience in the utility industry by serving as a law clerk at the KCC during law school.

Publications and Presentations

  • Contributing Author, Natural Gas Regulation Committee Report, ENERGY LAW JOURNAL, Volume 34, No. 2 (2013).
  • Contributing Author, State Commission Practice & Regulation Committee Report, ENERGY LAW JOURNAL, Volume 34, No. 2 (2013).
  • Author, “Competing Views on the Permissible Scope of In-House Expert Witness Discovery at FERC: Without Guidance, FERC Litigants Face Risk and Uncertainty,” EnergyPulse Weekly (2013).
  • Panelist, “Litigation Discovery Disputes & Changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” Energy Bar Association Annual Meeting and Conference (2013).
  • Contributing Author, Natural Gas Regulation Committee Report, ENERGY LAW JOURNAL, Volume 33, No. 2 (2012).
  • Contributing Author, Natural Gas Regulation Committee Report, ENERGY LAW JOURNAL, Volume 32, No. 2 (2011).
  • Contributing Author, CAISO and the California Markets, CAPTURING THE POWER OF ELECTRIC RESTRUCTURING (Joey Lee Miranda ed., 2009).
  • Contributing Author, State Commission Practice & Regulation Committee Report, ENERGY LAW JOURNAL, Volume 30, No. 2 (2009).
  • Contributor, WIND ENERGY: THE WHIRLWIND TOUR, Kansas Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Materials (May 2008).

Organizations

  • American Public Gas Association
  • Natural Gas Roundtable
  • District of Columbia Bar Association 
  • Kansas Bar Association 
  • Energy Bar Association
    • State Commission Practice & Regulation Committee
    • Natural Gas Regulation Committee
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