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Maeve C. Tibbetts

Maeve Tibbetts is an associate at the firm’s Washington, D.C. office and is a member of the Power practice group. Maeve focuses her practice on regulatory and enforcement matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and state regulatory agencies.

Maeve’s practice focuses on helping clients navigate the complex rules of the FERC-regulated regional wholesale markets. She represents the Financial Marketers Coalition, a group of energy traders active in the markets administered by regional transmission operators (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs). She regularly assists clients with evaluating market rule changes, and advocates on clients’ behalf in ISO/RTO stakeholder processes. She has extensive experience in risk management and compliance, and regularly counsels clients on developing internal compliance policies, such as risk policies, compliance manuals, and self-reporting guidelines.

Finally, Maeve provides regulatory support for renewable and gas-fired project finance transactions. She is experienced in preparing post-closing regulatory requirements, such as applications for market-based rate authority, reactive power rate compensation, and notices of Qualified Facility status under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA).

Prior to joining the firm, Maeve served as an associate at a full-service law firm where she was a member of the energy and infrastructure practice group. She has experience representing a wide variety of clients, including energy traders, electric and natural gas utilities, renewable energy firms, power marketers, and project developers.

Following graduation from law school, she worked as a Staff Attorney with Monitoring Analytics, LLC, the Independent Market Monitor for PJM Interconnection, L.L.C. (PJM).

In 2019, Maeve was recognized as a rising star in Public Utilities Fortnightly magazine’s “Fortnightly Under Forty.”

  • Energy Bar Association
  • Women in Energy
  • 2020 Platts Nodal Trader Conference
    • Speaker, FERC/CFTC Forms and Requirements: Back Office Best Practices (Employment Agreements, Audited Financial Statements, and Officer Certification Forms: ISO/RTO Requirements)
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