Matt Piggins is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Piggins works on matters involving electric generation, transmission, distribution, and energy storage. He has assisted clients by analyzing issues under the Federal Power Act, Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, Public Utility Holding Company Act, various state energy industry restructuring statutes, and RTO/ISO tariffs and rules affecting the domestic energy industry. He also regularly assists clients in the drafting and review of electric energy offtake arrangements, including physical power purchase agreements, virtual power purchase agreements, and battery storage tolling agreements. 

Prior to joining Latham, Mr. Piggins received his JD from the University of Michigan Law School, where he served as the editor-in-chief of the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law. During law school, he worked as a law clerk at Key Capture Energy, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and the Department of Energy.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • JD, University of Michigan Law School, 2022
    magna cum laude
  • MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change, London School of Economics, 2019
  • BA in Economics, DePauw University, 2016
    summa cum laude