Tyler Brown is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office and works exclusively on matters involving electric generation, transmission and distribution, energy storage, and natural gas and oil transportation for the Energy Regulatory & Markets Practice and the Project Development & Finance Practice.

Mr. Brown has assisted clients by analyzing issues under the Federal Power Act, Natural Gas Act, Natural Gas Policy Act, Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act, Public Utility Holding Company Act, Interstate Commerce Act, and various state energy industry restructuring statutes affecting the domestic energy industry.

He has represented clients regarding:

  • Administrative litigation with respect to electric energy markets in the United States before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
  • Financings, acquisitions, sales, and other transactions with respect to electric generation, transmission and storage facilities and oil, natural gas liquids, and natural gas pipelines
  • Federal energy regulatory compliance with respect to electric generation and transmission facilities, oil pipelines, and natural gas pipelines

Mr. Brown’s representations have involved a broad range of issues, including:

  • Financing the development of electric generation, transmission, and storage projects
  • Cost allocation issues regarding large regional transmission projects
  • Wholesale electric power market design, including issues related to out-of-market cost support
  • FERC enforcement proceedings regarding wholesale electric power market and natural gas pipeline issues
  • Market-based rate and interconnection issues
  • Energy asset acquisitions and divestitures
  • Matters relating to the development of FERC-regulated oil pipelines
  • Matters relating to the development and operation of border-crossing natural gas pipelines
  • Energy offtake contracts
  • Contract disputes
  • Matters relating to exempt wholesale generator and qualifying facility status

Thought Leadership

  • Co-author, “FERC Narrowly Approves ISO-NE Proposal Regarding State-Sponsored Generation Resources,” Clean Energy Law Report, March 22, 2018
  • Co-author, “CAISO Expects It May Need to Curtail Up to 8,000 MW This Spring and Up to 13,000 MW by 2024, Which Could Test Curtailment Risk Allocation Provisions in Renewable PPAs,” Clean Energy Law Report, March 12, 2017
  • Co-author, “FERC Issues Order Accepting PJM Capacity Performance Proposal,” Client Alert, June 17, 2015
  • Co-author, “Fifth Circuit Holds that Texas Public Utility Commission Can Limit Ability of Intermittent Wind Generators to Sell Their Power Under PURPA As ‘Firm Power,’ Contrary to FERC and District Court,” Clean Energy Law Report, September 12, 2014

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2010
  • BA in Economics, Georgetown University, 2004
    magna cum laude