Emily Pitlick Mallen

Partner

202.298.1859

erp@vnf.com

Assistant

1050 Thomas Jefferson Street NW
Seventh Floor
Washington, DC 20007
  • Represented a natural gas pipeline company before FERC in a NGA section 4 rate case proceeding that resulted in the company’s first uncontested settlement.  Emily was involved in all legal strategy discussions, directed the preparation of fact and expert witness testimony, managed all discovery matters, and was the primary drafter on all related legal pleadings and settlement documents.
  • Represented a natural gas pipeline company in its efforts to convert segments of its system from natural gas to natural gas products transportation by providing counsel on NEPA and NGA section 7 matters as well as the converted pipeline’s common carrier obligations under the ICA.
  • Provided comprehensive tariff review for new and existing natural gas pipeline projects to ensure compliance with FERC precedent.
  • Drafted FERC compliance manual and training materials for interstate natural gas pipeline with local distribution company affiliate with an emphasis on compliance obligations under the FERC Standards of Conduct.
  • Represented a natural gas pipeline in a litigated acquisition premium dispute before FERC and on brief before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Crafted FERC tariff language for interstate crude oil pipeline companies building new infrastructure to be located in shale plays in North Dakota and Texas.
  • Drafted pro forma Transportation Service Agreements and open season materials for oil and natural gas products pipeline open seasons.
  • Successfully represented military veterans in healthcare benefits proceedings before the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims as part of the firm’s pro bono practice.

 

Publications

AGA FERC Manual: A Guide for Local Distribution Companies (2015-2016)

Contributing Author
American Gas Association, 2015-2016 Edition
06/01/2015

Pipeline Organization

Energy Law and Transactions (D. Muchow and W. Mogel, eds.) (2013)
10/01/2013

AGA FERC Manual: A Guide for Local Distribution Companies (2013)

Contributing Author
American Gas Association, 2013 Edition
06/01/2013

Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Removing the Legal and Regulatory Barriers

(M. Granger Morgan, Sean T. McCoy, et al.) (2012)
06/21/2012

Carbon Dioxide Pipeline Regulation

The Energy Law Journal, Vol. 30 Issue 1 pp. 85
04/01/2009

Presentations

Northwest Gas Association's 2016 Annual Energy Conference

Speaker, "Challenges in Major Project Development"
Stevenson, WA
06/09/2016