Harvard Law School,
B.A., summa cum laude, 1972
Phi Beta Kappa, Board of Trustees
District of Columbia
District of Columbia USDC
US Ct Appeals, DC Circuit
US Ct Appeals, 9th Circuit (AZ, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, WA, Guam, M. Isles)
US Supreme Ct
American Bar Association
American Public Power Association
Association of Women in Water, Energy and Environment
California Municipal Utilities Association
Energy Bar Association
Listed in The Best Lawyers in America (by BL Rankings), 2010-2024
Listed in Washington D.C. Super Lawyers (by Thomson Reuters), 2013-2020
Ranked in Chambers USA (by Chambers & Partners) for Energy: Electricity (Regulatory & Litigation), 2010-2023
Thompson Coburn LLP
Spiegel & McDiarmid
Washington Board of Trade
Resource Group Participant
Connected DMV Initiative
Bonnie advises and advocates for clients on wholesale electric market rules and transmission access and pricing issues.
With more than 40 years of experience representing municipal electric systems, Bonnie has covered a wide range of electric industry issues, including market design for Independent System Operators, compliance with market conduct rules, transmission rates and policy, interconnection and power resource transactions.
Bonnie advocates before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and U.S. Courts of Appeals and in ISO/RTO stakeholder proceedings, as well as participating in transactional negotiations and alternative dispute resolution processes. Clients value her focus on pragmatic solutions and assertive but collegial style.
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