Erin Bartlett assists clients in a variety of federal regulatory and transactional matters to help clients understand and comply with their obligations under environmental, energy, and natural resources laws. Erin provides counsel on environmental regulatory matters under the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act and helps clients obtain various regulatory approvals from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), including Section 203 approvals, exempt wholesale generator and qualifying facility status determinations, and market-based rate authority. Erin also represents generation developers, independent power producers, merchant transmission developers, private equity funds and institutional investors in electric assets, and power marketers in transactional and federal regulatory matters involving the energy industry. Erin has experience representing clients in large, complex arbitration proceedings, appellate litigation, and regulatory proceedings before FERC.
Prior to attending law school, Erin worked for the State of South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control as a Hydrologist in the Bureau of Water and as an Emissions Inventory Specialist in the Bureau of Air Quality. Her work in the Bureau of Water involved implementing the state’s Source Water Assessment and Protection Program Plan under the Safe Drinking Water Act. In the Bureau of Air, she worked to develop quality assurance reports to identify quantity, and verify validity, of air pollution emission data for regulated industrial facilities under the Clean Air Act.
Erin also serves as the firm’s Associate General Counsel.
George Mason University School of Law
Notes Editor, GMU Civil Rights Law Journal
Secretary, Environmental Law Society
Member, National Appellate Advocacy Competition Team
University of South Carolina
B.S., magna cum laude, 2003
Energy Bar Association
American Bar Association
Environment, Energy, and Resources Section
Women's Council on Energy and the Environment
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Judicial Intern for The Honorable Robert H. Hodges, Jr., 2011
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Law Clerk, Office of Civil Enforcement, Waste and Chemical Enforcement Division, 2010
AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corp Member, 1998-1999