Phil Mone represents clients in the natural gas pipeline and electric utility industries before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and federal appellate courts and advises investors in those industries. Phil specializes in representing clients in rate-related litigation before FERC’s administrative law judges. Phil also assists natural gas pipeline companies with various rate, tariff, rulemaking proceedings, and confidential investigations. In addition, Phil helps electric public utilities with filings pursuant to sections 205 and 206 of the Federal Power Act with a particular focus on transmission formula rates, as well as rulemaking proceedings.
Prior to joining the firm, Phil served as a Trial Attorney at FERC, representing the Office of Administrative Litigation. During his time there he served as lead counsel in a rate investigation pursuant to Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act and as co-counsel in the hearing pursuant to Section 206 of the FPA on electric utility return on equity (ROE) in the landmark Coakley/New England Transmission Owners proceeding.
Outside of his practice, Phil organizes the firm’s annual Gifts for the Homeless clothing drive, and his pro bono work includes serving as a court-appointed special advocate (CASA) in Washington DC. Phil is also a frequent speaker at pipeline and electric utility industry events, and he serves on the board of directors of The Charitable Foundation of the Energy Bar Association (CFEBA).