Tulane University School of Law,
J.D., Environmental Law Certificate
, Tulane Environmental Law Journal, Assistant Notes and Comments Editor
Humboldt University of Berlin,
Certificate, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Saint Louis University,
B.A., Women’s Studies, Psychology, magna cum laude
District of Columbia (Pending; supervised by DC licensed principals of the Firm)
Energy Bar Association
American Bar Association
Vice Chair, Oil Pipelines Committee of the Infrastructure and Regulated Industries Section
Edwards & Floom, LLP
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Office of Administrative Litigation
Trial Attorney, 2008-2012
Board Member, 2014-present
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Fundraiser and Volunteer, 2013-present
Erica represents natural gas, crude oil, refined petroleum products, and natural gas liquids producers and marketers in administrative proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and in related commercial negotiations. She also advises clients on FERC regulation under the Interstate Commerce Act, the Natural Gas Act, and FERC policy.
Erica has extensive litigation experience and represents producers and marketers in cost-of-service rate cases, market-based rate litigation, index-based rate cases, and protests and complaints related to pipeline rates and tariffs. She represents clients in complex settlement negotiations at the FERC and advises clients on commercial negotiations. Erica also advocates on behalf of producers and marketers in rulemaking proceedings and other policy initiatives at the FERC.
Erica's practice focuses on oil pipeline regulation, natural gas pipeline regulation, pipeline tariffs and rates, regulatory compliance, jurisdictional issues, cost-of-service ratemaking, market power analyses, index-based ratemaking, certificates of public convenience and necessity, abandonments, and energy policy.
Prior to entering private practice, Erica was a trial attorney at the FERC's Office of Administrative Litigation, where she negotiated and litigated natural gas pipeline and electric utility rate cases.
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