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Benjamin L. Tejblum

Associate
+1.202.778.9129
Fax +1.202.778.9100
Benjamin Tejblum is an associate in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and focuses his practice on energy and infrastructure projects and transactions. Mr. Tejblum regularly represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and has counseled clients on matters involving mergers and acquisitions, interconnection procedures and agreements, transmission rates and cost allocation, market-based sales of energy, and the development of distributed energy resources. Mr. Tejblum also advises clients in negotiating major power purchase agreements, and is a member of the K&L Gates Corporate Energy Sourcing initiative, which helps corporate customers develop and implement sustainability and carbon goals through their renewable energy procurement strategy.

Mr. Tejblum also focuses on issues associated with applications of blockchain technology in the energy industry, and counsels energy start-up companies on a variety of regulatory matters. Mr. Tejblum is the co-author of the Blockchain Energizer, a bi-weekly publication that highlights emerging issues and stories relating to the use of blockchain technology in the energy sector.

Professional Background

Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Tejblum worked as a litigation associate at a New York law firm. He also interned in the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission while pursuing his LL.M. at Georgetown University Law Center.

During law school he served as a student prosecutor for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York through his participation in the Brooklyn Law School Federal Prosecutor’s Clinic. He also interned with the Legal Aid Society in Brooklyn and the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, and was a judicial intern for the Hon. Matthew D’Emic of the New York State Supreme Court.

Achievements

  • Recipient of JD Supra’s 2018 Readers Choice Award for Energy & Environmental (Ranked #3 out of over 1,800 authors on energy and environmental matters)

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Energy Bar Association
  • American Bar Association