As a member of the firm’s energy regulatory practices, Divina assists clients in a variety of federal regulatory matters related to the electric utility and natural gas industries, including rate cases, enforcement, and compliance matters before FERC. Her recent experience includes assisting natural gas pipelines with Section 4 rate case preparation, helping merchant transmission project developers draft filings before FERC, and assisting in the representation of buyers in the negotiation of power purchase and sale agreements for renewable energy.

During law school, Divina had two internships at FERC - working in Commissioner Clements’ office, supporting the Commissioner in a variety of matters including transmission cost allocation reform; and working in the Office of Administrative Litigation supporting FERC Trial Staff in proceedings before administrative law judges. She also interned at Exelon, in the Department of Federal Regulatory Affairs, researching and monitoring regulations governing Exelon’s generation and transmission portfolios prior to corporate restructuring. Divina was also a legal fellow for the American Clean Power Association where she contributed to comments submitted before FERC and the Environmental Protection Agency.  She is also author of the article, Do Grid Operators Dream of Electric Seams? Coordinating Interregional Transmission Stakeholders to Battle Seams and Improve Deliverability, which was published by the George Washington University Journal of Energy and Environmental Law in 2022.

Outside of the firm, her community involvement includes volunteering and mentoring at the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership. Divina  also enjoys spending time drawing, rock climbing, and comedy sketch writing.

  • Experience
    • Assisting in representation of a natural gas pipeline in a rate filing before FERC pursuant to Section 4 of the Natural Gas Act.
    • Assisting in drafting and negotiation of power purchase agreements for electrical output from renewable energy projects.
    • Drafted sections on motions to intervene for electric companies in proceedings related to the Western Energy Coordinating Council’s Soft Cap.
    • Drafted applications for rate incentives pursuant to Section 219 of the Federal Power Act.
    • Supplying weekly reports on FERC electric matters to a transmission developer.
    • Researched and drafted memoranda on state retail electric and business license requirements for out-of-state electric providers.
    • Drafting comments to FERC rulemaking proceedings on behalf of electric transmission clients.
    • Drafting petition for declaratory order pursuant to section 210 of the Federal Power Act for electric transmission client.
    • Assisted electric utility client on a self-report to FERC’s Office of Enforcement regarding reporting discrepancies.
  • Professional Affiliations
  • Awards & Honors
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    District of Columbia Bar
  • Government Service

    FERC, Office of Commissioner Clements

    Legal Intern, 2021-2022

    FERC, Office of Administrative Litigation

    Legal Extern, 2020

  • News & Presentations
  • Thought Leadership


George Washington University School of Law J.D., 2022
Managing Editor, Journal of Energy and Environment Law

New York University College of Arts & Science B.A., Environmental Studies, 2016