Michael Diamond represents natural gas pipeline companies and electric utilities before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and federal courts of appeals. Michael provides comprehensive FERC regulatory advice and counsel to natural gas pipeline companies on rate and tariff matters under the Natural Gas Act, as well as pipeline certificate and abandonment proceedings. He also assists pipeline clients with compliance, complaints, enforcement and rulemaking proceedings before FERC and with litigation before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. Michael also has experience advising clients on North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) contracts for the purchase and sale of natural gas, and asset management agreements. Additionally, Michael assists electric utilities on rate and tariff matters under the Federal Power Act.
Since 2017, Super Lawyers has recognized Michael as a “rising star," and Best Lawyers recognized Michael as “one to watch” in 2020.