Patrick Nevins is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins and a member of the Energy Regulatory & Markets and Project Development & Finance Practices.
Mr. Nevins has more than 25 years of experience advising leading energy companies in the development of major infrastructure projects, administrative litigation, and high-stakes regulatory matters. His clients have included electric utilities, oil and liquids pipelines and shippers, and companies in all segments of the natural gas industry, including:
- Pipeline and storage companies
- LNG project developers
- Local distribution companies
Mr. Nevins has advised clients with respect to commercial arrangements and regulatory approvals for numerous major infrastructure projects, including: new and expanding gas pipelines, LNG projects, gathering and processing facilities, and NGL pipelines.
Mr. Nevins has developed a deep understanding of the government agencies that regulate the energy industry and represents clients before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state regulatory commissions, the Department of Energy (DOE), and in the US Courts of Appeals concerning the judicial review of agency decisions.
In 2018, Mr. Nevins was named to BTI Consulting Group’s Client Service All-Star List, which recognizes leaders in superior client service identified exclusively by corporate counsel. He has been ranked Band 1 for Energy: Oil & Gas (Regulatory & Litigation) Nationwide by Chambers USA 2018-2022. Mr. Nevins is recognized as a leading energy regulatory lawyer and has been repeatedly named a leading lawyer in the energy and oil and gas industry by Chambers Global (2012-2023), Chambers USA (2005-2022), The Legal 500 US (2022), Who’s Who Legal (2011-2017 & 2019), Best Lawyers (2012-2019), and Euromoney’s ExpertGuides (2013-2016 & 2018).