Jamie Blackburn is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Energy Regulatory & Markets and Project Development & Finance Practices.

Mr. Blackburn has experience representing clients in the energy sector, including independent transmission companies, renewable power developers, private equity infrastructure investors, local distribution gas and electric companies, investor-owned utilities, municipal electric utilities, independent power producers, renewable developers, oil and gas producers, and other energy-related organizations and associations.

Mr. Blackburn representations include proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the Department of Energy (DOE), various state public utility commissions, federal, appellate, and district courts in a broad range of matters including rate, certificate, enforcement, markets, and import/export issues.

Mr. Blackburn has held numerous leadership positions in the Energy Bar Association, including past chair of the Young Lawyers Council, and is currently the chair of the Professional Education Council.

Mr. Blackburn’s representative matters include:

  • Wholesale electric power market design, including issues related capacity markets, and stakeholder engagement with and development of ISO/RTO tariff and manual revisions*
  • FERC enforcement proceedings regarding wholesale electric power markets and tariff compliance
  • FERC adjudicatory proceedings involving transmission return on equity and formula rates
  • Ongoing market-based rate regulatory and interconnection issues
  • Development of FERC-regulated liquids pipelines and tariffs
  • Natural gas pipeline contract disputes*
  • Administrative litigation involving the California Energy Crisis*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Education

  • JD, The George Washington University, 2013
  • BA in Politics, Princeton University, 2008